The situation could be worse in Ontario and Oregon: wildfires out of control, the weather playing against the efforts of firefighters.
constantly heavy Forest fire In the western United States and Canada, firefighters are reaching the limits of their strength. Although he had to fight several fires himself, California officials on Saturday promised to send reinforcements for the roughly 2,100 firefighters currently in the south of the neighboring state. Oregon Used against so-called bootleg fire. In the eastern Canadian province of Ontario, firefighters were expecting reinforcements from Mexico.
The bootleg fire is currently the largest fire ever in the United States. A fire broke out in an area larger than Berlin on Saturday. Only seven percent of them were contained, according to the official website InciWeb. because of the heat, Dry And the wind had widened the fire, it said on the website. So at least 20 houses were destroyed.
Clouds of fire pose great danger
Officials warned that several “clouds of fire” that currently stretch for miles in the air could cause lightning and “whirlwinds of fire”. “We had a record heat and the worst conditions all at once,” a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Forestry, Suzanne Florey, told “The Oregonian” newspaper.
In california Meanwhile, weather officials have warned of several dry storms and dangerous lightning. While many areas were being evacuated, the Department of Homeland Security assured all illegal immigrants in the area not to be afraid to seek help. There is no control in areas where disaster and emergency aid is being provided.
In Canada, officials expect extreme temperatures from Alberta to Ontario in the coming days. There were warnings about poor air quality for four provinces. According to scientists, the current heat waves cannot be imagined without climate change.