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 fire that destroyed 350 hectares brought under control in kurnell
fire that destroyed 350 hectares brought under control in kurnell

A fire that destroyed hundreds of hectares in Kurnell, south of Sydney has been brought under control.

blaze destroys 350 hectares of bush in kurnell national park

A fire has destroyed 350 hectares of bush in Kurnell in Sydney's south.

presstv-hundreds battle wildfires across southern france

Hundreds of firefighters were battling blazes across southern France on Monday, with one inferno spreading across 900 hectares of forest and threatening homes on the island of Corsica, emergency services said.Residents were evacuated from homes at the edge of the town of Biguglia, on the island’s northeastern coast.“The fire is very fierce and heading to urban areas of Biguglia,” lieutenant-colonel Michel Bernier, of France’s civil defense forces, told AFP.The blaze engulfed a sawmill and burned 10 vehicles.“We are awaiting reinforcements,” said regional deputy fire chief Jean-Jacques Peraldi, adding that around 150 people were battling the blaze aided by more than a dozen fire engines.Local official Gerard Gavory said that three firefighting planes were also involved, and “have been surve

second fire on zakynthos brought under partial control | news

A fire that broke out on Wednesday afternoon in the area of Volimes, northwestern Zakynthos, was under partial control on Thursday, the fire service said.Nine fire engines, manned by 25 firefighters, were involved in the effort to douse the blaze, bolstered with nine water trucks dispatched to the scene by regional authorities and two water-dropping aircraft assisting.Another fire on the island earlier this week razed at least 300 hectares of forestland in a mountainous area of the island's north.

three homes destroyed by fire in noosa

Three homes have been destroyed and two others damaged after a blaze broke out on Noosa's North Shore.Fire crews rushed to Noosa River Drive on Saturday afternoon but were unable to salvage the three homes.
The Noosa fire was kept under control, however three properties were destroyed. Photo: FacebookThe fire is now under control and a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said there were no patients treated as a result.The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services issued a smoke alert on social media about 3:20pm for residents in the surrounding area.The news came as conditions eased for residents affected by the larger Sunshine Coast bushfire.AAP

blaze northeast of athens brought under control | news

A fire that had been burning fiercely northeast of Athens since Sunday appeared to be under control early Wednesday after an overnight battle by firefighters.Greece’s general secretary of civil protection, Yiannis Kapakis, said Wednesday he remained mildly optimistic about the progress made on the fire which started in the Kalamos, a coastal resort, before spreading to three more towns damaging at least 20 homes and burning thousands of hectares of pine forest.Authorities said firefighters were performing overhaul operations to prevent fire from rekindling. Two fire-dropping aircraft and three helicopter were assisting in the efforts.

two men to face court following devastating carwoola fire

Two men will face court next month in connection with the fire that tore through Carwoola in February.The fire ripped through 3500 hectares of land, completely destroyed eight homes and damaged a number of other buildings.
The fire at Widgiewa Road at Carwoola on February 17. Photo: Jay CronanThe men, aged 20 and 39, were issued with court attendance notices on Thursday following an investigation by the Monaro Local Area Command.NSW Police issued the notices for allegedly failing to comply with a total fire ban and causing or setting fire to the property of another person.
The fires burnt more than 3500 hectares and destroyed at least eight homes in February. Photo: Alex EllinghausenThe Carwoola fire was sparked on February 17 and at its worst required about 200 firefighters and 50 tru

kythira fire was this year’s most devastating | news

More than 2,300 hectares of land was burnt by the recent wildfire that swept across much of the island of Kythira, according to data collected by the FireHub radar system of the National Observatory of Athens’s BEYOND center, which monitors natural disasters in Southeastern Europe.The blaze, which raged for roughly three days from last Friday to Monday, caused more destruction than any other fire in Greece this summer.According to the data, 47 percent of the area destroyed was shrubland, 20 percent had sparse foliage, 26 percent was agricultural land while another 7 percent was specified as cultivated farmland.The fire in the area of Kotrona in the Peloponnese in July was the second most destructive this year, burning 1,850 hectares, while a blaze at Kalyvia, southeast of Athens, later las

fire burning out of control near michelago

A grass fire burning out of control near Michelago has burnt 60 hectares, but is not directly threatening properties in the area. The NSW Rural Fire Service has sent 14 crews to fight the blaze burning in lovegrass south of Canberra. 
The NSW Rural Fire Service has sent 14 crews to fight the blaze near Michelago.
 Photo: Elesa KurtzIt hopes to have the fire under control this evening, when wind is expected to calm. The fire is moving in a westerly direction. 

main forest fires in portugal under control: official

Firefighters battling a wildfire in Colmeal near Gois, where the blaze was tamed on ThursdayThe main forest fires raging in Portugal since the weekend, which have killed more than 60 people, were brought under control on Thursday, the civil protection agency said.
The giant blaze broke out initially at Pedrogao Grande and spread to adjacent areas including Gois, Pampilhosa da Serra and Arganil.The fire in Pedrogao Grande, which ravaged 30,000 hectares (74,000 acres) of forests, was doused only late Wednesday.The blaze in Gois, the second biggest after Pedrogao Grande, was brought "under control" on Thursday, said Carlos Tavares, the civil protection official leading the operations, though he cautioned that some fires could resume.Tavares said the fire in Gois had affected 20,000 hectares

more than 80 firefighters respond to fire on northern beaches

A fire on Sydney's Northern Beaches has been contained following the efforts of over 80 firefighters.NSW Rural Fire Service were called to a structural fire on a property along Oxford Falls at 7pm on Saturday night.
Over 80 firefighters responded to the fire in Oxford falls. Photo: Top Notch VideoThe Rural Fire Service were assisted by NSW Fire and Rescue and attempted to bring the fire under control but were unable to stop the collapse of the structure.Neighbouring properties were thought to be under threat but the fire was brought under control.
The fire has been contained following the efforts of firefighters.

 Photo: Top Notch VideoA grass fire also started near the property but this was brought under control.Multiple fire trucks were witnessed going to and from the scene.Police

large fire at coolaroo recycling factory brought under control

A massive fire at a recycling factory in Melbourne's north has been brought under control after nearly five hours, with 130 fire fighters still at the scene. The blaze at SKM Recylinin Coolaroo began about 3.30am, sending black smoke billowing over the neighbouring suburbs of Campbellfield, Dallas, and beyond.Melbourne factory fire 'under control'Video duration01:50Previous slideNext slideVideo duration00:31Massive factory fire causes evacuationsMassive factory fire causes evacuationsA smoke warning has been issued as a huge fire burns out of control at a Coolaroo recycling plant in Melbourne's north. (Vision courtesy: Seven News Melbourne)Melbourne factory fire 'under control'Video duration01:50Video duration01:50Melbourne factory fire 'under control'Melbourne factory fire 'under contro

smoke billows from house fire in brisbane's south

Smoke has poured from a house in Brisbane's south on Sunday morning as fire crews battled the blaze.The house on Kiato Street in Rochedale was "well-involved" when four fire crews arrived at the scene just before 7.30am, according to a Queensland Fire Service spokeswoman.
The house was "well-involved" when fire crews arrived at the scene, but it was brought under control within 30 minutes. Photo: Nine News Queensland - TwitterFirefighters had brought it under control and were dampening down hotspots just before 8am. Fire investigators had also been called to the scene.Everyone in the house managed to escape the fire. However, two people were assessed by paramedics at the scene and one patient was taken to Logan Hospital.

destructive fires finally brought under control | multimedia

TAGS:FiresFlames from the fires northeast of Athens, which were contained Wednesday after burning out of control for four days. The blaze scorched dozens of homes and thousands of hectares of pine forest. [Tatiana Bolari/Eurokinissi]Online

gov’t on defensive as fire damage assessed | news

Firefighters remained on standby Wednesday after managing to douse most of the dozens of blazes that had burned swaths of forestland on the outskirts of Attica, in the Peloponnese and on Ionian islands over the long weekend.Strong winds and tinder-dry conditions had kept firefighters working around the clock since Saturday when the largest of the blazes broke out in eastern Attica and on Zakynthos.The extent of the damage to forest- and farmland was around 1,500 hectares, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in televised comments in the presence of Fire Service officials. However, other estimates put the damage closer to 1,800 hectares in eastern Attica alone, with another 2,300 hectares on the island of Kythira and thousands more hectares across the Peloponnese reduced to ashes in fires ear

act fire & rescue fight cotter river fire

Two water bombers, two dozers and 20 fire crews are battling a a grass fire burning along Warks Road near Cotter River.The fire was about 17 hectares and as of 7.45pm was under control.
Firefighters are battling a blaze at Cotter River. Photo: Elesa Kurtz"There is little to no risk to life and property in the urban or rural areas of the ACT," the Emergency Services Agency said.The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for the fire, which is heading in an easterly direction, has been set at advice.Crews were alerted by multiple Emergency Triple Zero calls from 3.32pm.

blaze rips through historic camden markets

It took 70 firefighters to bring a huge blaze that broke out in the middle of the night in a building at London's Camden Markets under control. Around 70 firefighters have tackled a huge blaze that tore through a building in London's famous Camden Market.Emergency services were called to the popular tourist attraction shortly before midnight on Sunday after the fire took hold in a property near the Camden Stables.Onlookers described the fire "moving very fast", raising fears of explosions if it reached nearby restaurants.The London Fire Brigade tweeted that it had sent 10 fire trucks, including an aerial appliance, to the incident, while witnesses described seeing "lots of ambulances" racing to the scene.Crews from across central and north London fought to contain the blaze, which was "hig

fire razes forestland on island of zakynthos | news

A fire that started on Tuesday night had razed hundreds of hectares of forestland in the mountains on the northern end of the Ionian island of Zakynthos by Wednesday morning, the fire service said.Firefighters battled the blaze in tinder-dry conditions, against high temperatures and strong winds, all night and were finally able to bring it under control on Wednesday morning, though not before it wreaked significant damage to a part of the island that is an important ecosystem and also very popular with tourists.Initial estimates put the damaged forestland at more than 300 hectares, but there were no reports of injuries or destruction of property by Wednesday morning.However, the thick smoke that covered many parts of the island caused dozens of residents and visitors to seek medical assist

arhar, soyabean sowing slower this year

After the bumper crop of pigeon pea (arhar) drove down wholesale prices, farmers have been circumspect in growing the pulses variety this year.Three arhar growing states – Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh have seen a dip in the acreage of arhar as of Friday last when compared to a similar period last year.According to Agriculture Ministry data, arhar has been sowed over 34.88 lakh hectares, more than 15% lower than the 41.28 lakh hectares that were brought under cultivation for the corresponding period last year.In Maharashtra, arhar was sown on 11.41 lakh hectares as against 13.10 lakh hectares for the corresponding period last year. In Karnataka, the arhar acreage was 7.36 lakh hectares as against 10.22 lakh hectares last year, while in Madhya Pradesh it was 5.7 lakh hectares as

messinia forest fire successfully doused | news

A fire that broke out in a forested area in Ano Melpeia in Messinia, southern Greece on Friday was brought under control late Saturday.The blaze, which did not threaten residential areas, was put out by 48 firefighters with the use of 24 fire engines and a helicopter. 

bus destroyed in fire on kosciuszko way near jindabyne

A bus carrying 50 people to the NSW snowfields was completely destroyed after catching fire near Jindabyne, police say.NSW police said the bus, which had 49 passengers and the 56-year-old driver on board, caught alight on Kosciuszko Road near Wilsons Valley about 4.30pm Saturday.The driver stopped the bus when he noticed smoke coming from the engine, and all the passengers got off before it caught fire.Police took the passengers to a nearby ski lodge, and the road was closed in both directions for a number of hours."Fire and Rescue NSW attended and extinguished the blaze; however, the bus was completely destroyed," police said."No one was injured. Inquiries are continuing."

smoke cover expected over canberra as controlled burns begin

Smoke is expected to cover Canberra as parks fire managers and fire-fighters conduct controlled burns across the ACT on Thursday in a bid to reduce bushfire risk. The ACT Parks and Conservation Service says the burns will benefit habitat at grasslands and destroy fire fuel.
Fire fighters will conduct controlled burning across the ACT on Thursday. Photo: Rohan ThomsonBurns will include 12.59 hectares at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, 399 hectares near Wombat fire trail off Brindabella Road in Lower Cotter Catchment, 12.1 hectares at Gungaderra grassland nature reserve and 10 hectares at Mulanggari grassland nature reserve. People with asthma, other chronic respiratory and chronic cardiac diseases should not perform vigorous exercise and should stay inside if affected by the smok

smoke cover expected over canberra as controlled burns begin

Smoke is expected to cover Canberra as parks fire managers and fire-fighters conduct controlled burns across the ACT on Thursday in a bid to reduce bushfire risk. The ACT Parks and Conservation Service says the burns will benefit habitat at grasslands and destroy fire fuel.
Fire fighters will conduct controlled burning across the ACT on Thursday. Photo: Rohan ThomsonBurns will include 12.59 hectares at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, 399 hectares near Wombat fire trail off Brindabella Road in Lower Cotter Catchment, 12.1 hectares at Gungaderra grassland nature reserve and 10 hectares at Mulanggari grassland nature reserve. People with asthma, other chronic respiratory and chronic cardiac diseases should not perform vigorous exercise and should stay inside if affected by the smok

crete syriza office catches fire | news

A fire broke out at offices of the ruling SYRIZA party in the town of Rethymno on Crete early Saturday morning.The blaze started on the second floor of a building on Zimvrakaki Street and was brought under control by six firemen with the assistance of two fire engines.It was not clear what started the fire. No one was injured. 

suspicious fire destroys ute

A man was seen running from a ute shortly after the vehicle's interior caught fire and was later destroyed in the blaze.Police are treating the fire in Vermont South, in Melbourne's south-east, as suspicious. Photo: Jessica ShapiroFirefighters were called to the scene at Walbrook Drive just after 4am.The fire destroyed the interior of the 1997 Nissan Navara dual-cab utility.A witness has told police they saw a man running from the ute and getting into a second vehicle.Anyone with information about the fire is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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