Forest Fire (6867 ha) in United States 06 Jun 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 1000405
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 06 Jun 2021 - 09 Jun 2021
Duration (days): 3
People affected: 2 in the burned area
Burned area: 6867 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: 126 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Record-setting heat blasts the West: 'Your skin is almost sizzling'Fri, 18 Jun 2021 18:53:00 +0200.

Millions of blasting air conditioners strained electric grids, prompting Texas and California utilities to threaten shut-offs. The National Weather Service in Las Vegas tweeted all-caps appeals for residents to stay hydrated and stay inside
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USA : Journée mondiale de lutte contre la désertification et la sécher ... Fri, 18 Jun 2021 15:40:00 +0200.

USA : Journée mondiale de lutte contre la désertification et la sécheresse Washington – A l’occasion de la Journée mondiale de lutte contre la désertification et la sécheresse, le Secrétaire général de l’ONU a appelé à placer la santé des t
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Doctors warn sidewalks so scorching they can give third-degree burns a ... Fri, 18 Jun 2021 15:39:00 +0200.

Coupled with a catastrophic drought that has damaged crops and shrunk vital reservoirs to all-time lows, the blazing weather is a trademark of human-caused warming, Ms Singh said. Unless the world drastically cuts greenhouse gas emissions,
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Etats-Unis : l’ouest du pays, en surchauffe, dépasse les 50 degrésFri, 18 Jun 2021 15:36:00 +0200.

Alors qu’une intense vague de chaleur traverse actuellement l’ouest des Etats-Unis, la Californie dépasse par endroits la barre des 50 °C, notamment dans la Vallée de la mort (Death Valley), un parc national réputé pour être “l’endroit le p
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),