From Iceland — Wildfire Warning In East Iceland

Wildfire Warning In East Iceland

Published September 3, 2021

Reetta Huhta
Photo by
Tumi-1983/Wikimedia Commons

According to Vísir, East Iceland’s Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management has warned people about light fires outdoors. They have also urged people to be careful when using gas or charcoal grills, and tools that can emit sparks.

East Iceland has been undergoing a drought for the past few weeks, which has increased the possibility of wildfires. East Iceland’s police department has also informed people that water sources have dried up due to the drought.

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