Forest Fire (17231 ha) in United States 16 Jul 2021

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1001107
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 16 Jul 2021 - 18 Jul 2021
Duration (days): 2
People affected: 152 in the burned area
Burned area: 17231 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 41 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Firefighters Battle California Blaze Generating Its Own Weather2021-07-27T07:37+0200.

Thousands of US firefighters are battling a blaze in California that has grown so big it is generating its own weather system, with authorities warning on Monday conditions could worsen. The fire has created its own climate including black
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Propellers added to ‘Flying Boxcar’ at Columbus Municipal Airport2021-07-27T00:27+0200.

Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum volunteers have finished installing two propellers on a C-119 “Flying Boxcar” aircraft that is now on display near Columbus Municipal Airport. The roughly 38,000-pound plane, which is not airworthy, was taken ap
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How Rep. Blake Moore aims to use science to prevent wildfires2021-07-26T23:57+0200.

As dozens of wildfires ravage the parched western United States, a Utah congressman has introduced legislation to use advanced science to identify high-risk areas and speed up forest management projects. Republican Rep. Blake Moore's bipart
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NASA Satellites Show Smoke Across North America2021-07-26T15:07+0200.

Skies turned hazy from Pittsburgh to Washington to Boston, as smoke from fires in Canada poured into the U.S. Northeast. While plumes of wildfire smoke from western North America have passed over the northeastern U.S. and Canada multiple ti
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (25), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),