Nine hundred evacuations for fires, Sicily

Nine hundred evacuations for fires, Sicily

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On the Italian island of Sicily are Wednesday nine hundred people across the sea evacuated because of forest fires.

Italian media are reporting that tourists are evacuated from Calampiso, a tourist village on the coast, and boats to the larger San Vito Lo Capo are dangers and there in school buildings has been collected.

The last days to be in many places on the Italian island of fires reported. The temperatures there are currently on to 35 to 37 degrees. Fire brigade and other emergency services are in ten years time, not as often, due to fire to help called as now. Italian media reported that “Sicily is on fire”. There is mention of fires at 125 different places.


Also last month raged in Sicily, dozens of forest fires. Because they burn very spontaneously seemed to arise, feared the police for arson. Was the burning of a piece of land out of the hand.

In Sicily, covering an area of 25,000 square kilometres, is home to more than five million people.

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