Kingston, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) Forest fires in Jamaica rose to 224% in past February compared to the same period of 2022, the Commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) Stewart Beckford warned Thursday.
Santiago de Chile, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Over 17,000 farm animals died as consequence of wildfires ravaging center-south Chile, as reported by the National Institute of Agricultural Development (INDAP).
Santiago de Chile, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Recent wildfires in the center-south of Chile have ravaged more than twenty schools, leaving about 920 students with no education access, according to Education Ministry.
Montevideo, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) The National Director of Firefighters of Uruguay, Ricardo Riaño, informed today that the forest fires in more than 22 000 hectares are under control, but not extinguished, with at least 30 fires to be fought.
Washington, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) President Joe Biden approved a Colorado disaster declaration early Saturday, ordering federal aid to be made available to those impacted by wildfires that officials fear has so far ravaged over 500 homes in the Denver suburbs.
Washington, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) A vicious wildfire began Thursday morning in Boulder County, Colorado, swallowed about 1,600 acres in a matter of hours, burning hundreds of homes and prompting orders for at least 33,000 people in two communities to evacuate.
Washington, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Two northern Colorado cities on Thursday were ordered to evacuate due to quickly spreading wildfires fueled by 100-mph winds that burned down hundreds of homes in Denver. According to Boulder County Office of Emergency Management, the immediate evacuation of over 20,000 Louisville residents and nearly 13,000 Superior residents was ordered.
Ottawa, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 200 forest fires continue active in western Canada, while hundreds of firefighters are trying to put them out after temperatures in the region reached record levels last week.