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" Firefighting"

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World - Region
9/13/2023 1:59:31 PM
Italy began flying firefighting personnel and flooding experts to Libya Wednesday and also sent a ship to provide medical and logistical support following devastating floods, the defence ministry said.

World - International
8/29/2023 2:49:20 PM
A forest blaze in Greece is "the largest wildfire ever recorded in the EU" and the bloc is mobilising nearly half its firefighting air wing to tackle it, a European Commission spokesman said Tuesday.

World - International
7/25/2023 6:10:55 PM
A Greek air force's water-dropping plane crashed while diving into a wildfire in southern Greece on Tuesday, with both pilots feared dead, as authorities battled blazes that have been raging for days across the country amid a return of heat wave temperatures.

World - International
7/18/2023 6:19:59 PM
Italy and France are each sending two firefighting planes to Greece to help it cope with wildfires burning on multiple fronts around Athens, with more extreme heat on the way.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
7/18/2023 6:12:04 PM
Egypt's light rail transit (LRT) will suspend operations for several hours late Wednesday, 19 July, to conduct routine tests of its fire safety and smoke evacuation systems, the National Tunnel Authority (NAT) said in a statement on Tuesday.

World - International
6/17/2023 10:36:36 AM
Garbed in red protective overalls, the soldiers worked doggedly to create a firebreak during a firefighting exercise in northwestern Spain, the European nation hardest hit last year by wildfires.

World - International
8/11/2022 10:00:46 PM
Firefighting teams and equipment from six EU nations started to arrive in France on Thursday to help battle a spate of wildfires, including a fierce blaze in the parched southwest that has forced thousands to evacuate.

World - International
9/12/2021 6:24:51 PM
Plan Infoca, the Andalusia region's agency in charge of firefighting efforts, described Sunday as a 'key day' for bringing the blaze under control

World - International
8/31/2021 3:49:41 PM
Retired admiral Evangelos Apostolakis was named head of a newly created Civil Protection Ministry that would head firefighting

World - Region
8/18/2021 1:16:13 PM
The blazes have stretched the country's firefighting capabilities to the limit, leading the government to appeal for international help, including through a European Union emergency response system.

Egypt - Politics
8/15/2021 10:43:00 AM
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry expressed its solidarity with Russia, offering condolences to the families of the victims

World - International
8/14/2021 8:06:11 PM
The Russian ministry said five Russian and three Turkish citizens were on the amphibious Beriev BE-200, which crashed while trying to land in Turkey's Adana province

World - International
8/8/2021 4:35:31 PM
Pillars of billowing smoke and ash blocked out the sun above Greece's second-largest island and turned the sky orange as a days-old wildfire devoured pristine forests and triggered more evacuation alerts Sunday

World - International
8/4/2021 11:06:29 AM
The fire was fueled by tinder-dry conditions caused by a protracted heat wave that began last week and sent temperatures soaring to 45 degrees Celsius (113 F)

World - International
12/1/2018 10:48:50 AM

Business - Economy
8/30/2013 4:15:02 PM
Cause of fire still unknown as firefighters battle blaze that started on Wednesday night as ship travelled north towards Suez Canal en route to Spain