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Three men to be charged for causing forest fire in central Vietnam

Police in Ha Tinh Province are set to charge three local men who inadvertently burned down a patch of forest while smoking beehives.

Woman arrested for unintentionally starting wildfire in central Vietnam

Police in Ha Tinh Province arrested a local woman on Wednesday for accidentally burning three hectares of forest while burning grass nearby.

Neither safe nor effective to deploy copters in forest fire fight

It's neither safe nor effective to deploy helicopters to extinguish forest fires in central Vietnam, says Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue.
July 01, 2019 | 09:34 pm GMT+7

Electricity restored after forest fires impact transmission lines

Vietnam Electricity has fully restored northern and central power grids after forest fires affected the 500 kV North-South transmission line Friday.
June 29, 2019 | 03:21 pm GMT+7

Central Vietnam tackles forest fires on war footing

Thousands of forest rangers, firefighters, soldiers and policemen fought forest fires that broke out in the central region on Friday.
June 29, 2019 | 01:17 pm GMT+7

30 firefighters die battling China forest fire

Thirty firefighters died after they were sent to tackle a forest blaze in remote mountains in southwest China's Sichuan province at the weekend, authorities said Monday.
April 01, 2019 | 08:35 pm GMT+7

Huge Portugal forest fire kills 25, injures 16

'The number of fatalities could still rise,' Portugal's Prime Minister said.
June 18, 2017 | 01:31 pm GMT+7

Man arrested for igniting forest fire in Vietnam over anger

He burnt a pile of firewood to scare a woman, but the fire spread through hundreds of lubricant tanks nearby.
April 13, 2017 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

100 firemen battle major forest fire in Danang

A fire broke out in a production forest area in Danang near the Ba Na - Nui Chua Special Use Forest at around 11am on April 20. A hundred firefighters battled for seven hours to get the fire under control.
April 21, 2016 | 08:00 pm GMT+7
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