Last Updated: Thursday, August 8, 2013

Sardinia, Italy forest fire injures 4

Forest fire in Sardinia, Italy has injured at least four people, L'Unione Sarda reported.

A farmer was burned while trying to rescue his livestock near Oristano. Other three including a firefighter was hospitalized due to burns or smoke inhalation, Xinhua said.

At least 2,000 hectares of vegetation have been burned in Sardinia fire causing the evacuations of around 100 people.

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Below is a photo of forest fire in Nurallao, Sardinia in Cagliari province of Italy taken by Joseph Loddo of L'Unione Sarda.


People of the fire brigade, forestry corps and volunteers of civil protection are struggling to control the forest fire in Sardinia, Italy.

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 8, 2013