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Khanh Hoa: 67,000ha of forest at high risk of fire

Several forest areas in the central province of Khanh Hoa are facing high risk of fire due to prolonged droughts and extremely hot weather.

9,000 hectares of forest land stolen in Gia Lai in three years

Over 9.4 thousand hectares of forest land in the central highlands province of Gia Lai had been encroached between three years from 2016 to November 2019 according to local inspectors.

Forest fire warning in Ca Mau increased to highest level

More than 43,500 ha of forest in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau is at high risk of fire during the existing dry season, which began in November and will last until the end of May.

Mekong Delta forests face increasing risk of fires

All forests south of the Hau River in the Mekong Delta have been facing the threat of fire since the middle of this month, and any fire would spread very quickly because of the heat and low humidity, local authorities have warned. 


Hot weather brings high risk of forest fire in An Giang Province

Forests in the southern province of An Giang are at high risk of fires due to the dry season and prolonged hot weather, local forest rangers have warned.

Man sentenced 7 years in prison for careless trash burning causing forest fire

The People’s Court in Nghi Xuan district, the North Central province of Ha Tinh yesterday sentenced a 46 year old local man to seven years' imprisonment for breaking regulations on fire prevention and fighting on November 29.

Forest fire surveillance cameras installed in Thanh Hoa

Surveillance cameras are being placed in forests in the northern central province of Thanh Hoá to monitor forest fires.

Forest fire destroys 200ha of forest in Phu Yen

A forest fire destroyed nearly 200ha of forest over the weekend in central Phu Yen Province’s Phu Hoa District, Law Protection online newspaper reported.

Fire continues to spread in central Vietnam

Wildfire in Ha Tinh Province in central Vietnam broke out again at 10 pm on June 30.

Fires ravage forests in central region in prolonged heat wave

Hundreds of households have been evacuated after fires broke out at forests in some central provinces.

Forest fire put out in Dien Bien

A forest fire broke out in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien’s Noong Luong Commune on Tuesday, threatening hundreds of people living nearby.

Forest fires in Nghe An and Ha Nam due to hot weather

 VietNamNet Bridge – Recent hot weather caused fires in Son Tien Commune, in the central province of Ha Tinh, which then spread to the neighbouring province of Nghe An, leaving damage in Khanh Son Commune.

At least 62 killed in forest fire still raging in Portugal

 A huge forest fire raging since Saturday in central Portugal has killed at least 62 people, most of them dying in their cars as they tried to flee, 

Forest fire risk challenges southern VN

 VietNamNet Bridge – Forest fires caused by carelessness, and at times deliberately, by humans, is currently a huge challenge for competent authorities in the southern Tay Ninh Province,

Indonesia's forest fire causes smog in HCM City: Expert

 VietNamNet Bridge – A forest fire in Indonesia has caused thick smog to envelop HCM City and some parts of southern Viet Nam,

Burning of votive papers causes serious forest fire in Binh Dinh

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dozens of hectares of protective forest in the central city of Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh province were burnt down after a man burnt votive items for the dead. The 14-hour fire was reported as the largest in the past 10 years.

Nearly 1,000 people fight fire at Da Nang's forest

 VietNamNet Bridge - An estimated 100 hectares of forest at the forest of Ba Na - Nui Chua in the central city of Da Nang was burned down as local residents cleared their fields for the new crop.

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Death toll from Chile forest fire rises to 16

 The death toll from the massive forest fire in Chile's port city of Valparaiso has risen to 16, while more than 500 houses destroyed and 10,000 people evacuated since the fire broke out Saturday in the hills surrounding Valparaiso.