Sweden forest fire News

July’s Droughts, Wildfires, Floods Caused Billions in Global Economic Losses: Aon

Many countries across the globe saw worsening in drought-related and wildfire conditions during July, which have led to hundreds of deaths and created a significant financial impact – particularly in the agriculture, forestry, water management and fisheries industries. This was …

Sweden Wildfires Destroy More Than $100M Worth of Forested Land

Swedish authorities said the risk of fires spreading across the country will hit “extreme” levels this week as emergency services battle dozens of blazes that have already destroyed more than $100 million worth of forested land. The Swedish Civil Contingencies …

Sweden Battles 50 Wildfires with Help of Firefighters Across Europe

As wildfires raging through Sweden exhaust local emergency services, Europe is sending hundreds of people to help contain multiple blazes across the country. France, Germany and Denmark have dispatched more than 100 firefighters while Poland is sending 139 people to …

Sweden Prepares to Evacuate Thousands of People as Forest Fire Rages

Swedish authorities are preparing to evacuate thousands of people as emergency services struggle to contain the biggest forest fire to hit the country since it started recording such events. The fire, near Sala about 60 miles (100 kilometers) northwest of …