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More than 100 hectares burning at Defense Forces polygon

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

A prolonged heatwave has created a serious fire hazard in Estonian woods, and even the slightest imprudence could lead to unfortunate consequences, as recently happened at the Defense Forces’ central polygon last Friday. Entering the central polygon, one is first welcomed by an acrid log fire smell and can see four or five pillars of smoke extending skywards. Around 20 rescuers have been battling the flames for five days. The…