New Zealand decided to go in a race against California forest fires literally squeeze people from the country
Thousands of people were forced to evacuate from cities in New Zealand due to natural disasters. Forest fires that broke out in the country, quickly spread by the wind.
Firefighters are not yet able to extinguish the raging flames due to weather conditions.
The fire, which began six days ago near the town of Nelson, is now threatening the city of Wakefield.
Authorities imposed in the territories of the state of emergency. 3,000 people have been evacuated, leaving their homes in the Tasman district.
Today, February 10, the investigators expect fire “critical threat.”
The Prime Minister of Jacinda Ardern said that he hoped to mitigate the weather conditions.
This fire is the exile in the country since 1955.
Member of Parliament for Nelson, Nick Smith said that the whole region has become “a powder keg” and its 70,000 residents were ” on the verge of death.”
On fire elimination in New Zealand authorities sent 23 helicopters and 2 aircraft.
It should be noted that the rain, which forecasters predict Tuesday in the country, obviously, will miss the flaming zone.
A fire of this magnitude is unusual for New Zealand, and the local media called it the worst fire in 50 years.
We have previously reported that in Kiev near the largest market raging fire: smoke rose to the heavens and enveloped him nearby area, including the metro station “Forest”.
Not far from Kiev metro station “Forest” burst into a powerful fire.
It became known that at about 11:50 lit warehouse of building materials at Chervonotkatska, 69. These properties are located close to the shopping centre and the metro station “Forest”.
It is reported that the fire area was more than 600 meters.
The smell of burning penetrated directly to the station. All wrapped in black and acrid smoke. Information on victims did not arrive yet.
In place of the departed several fire brigades. They eliminate the fire. Also on-site police on duty. The causes of the incident will establish a consequence.
We will remind, in the center of Odessa burned zoo
As reported Politeka, under the Odessa tragedy: “Smoked and burned”.
Also Politeka told about the fire incident in Kiev: people trapped, the fire was not enough length of the stairs.