Friday, December 09, 2022

They report more than two million hectares of burned forests in the United States.


National Center for fireman According to local media reports, the United States has reported more than two million hectares of forests burned so far in 2022.

Since the start of the current 2022, about 50,000 have been registered in that country. Forest fireaccording to a report of CNN this Tuesday.

In view of the escalation of these incidents in forested areas, the authorities established level 4 for forest fire preparedness, as a large part of the country is going through this type of situation, states the above media.

That level means wildfires are reported in much of the country and affected areas compete for resources to reduce them.

One of the reasons for this phenomenon is prolonged drought which has aggravated the fire situation in states such as california, Where there are six active wildfires.

Fires in that area have consumed thousands of hectares in less than a week and killed at least two residents. CNN this Monday.

According to firefighters battling the flames, more than 9,300 hectares of land has been burnt in that state since August 31.

Much of California is experiencing a severe heat wave these weeks, with some areas experiencing 10 to 25 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than normal for this time of year.

In April this year, a forest fire in evergreen west of Miami Dade and Broward counties in Florida, which also affected at least 17,503 acres.

Foresters said the fire spread north from Chrome Avenue in Miami-Dade. It later developed into Broward County.

Everglades National Park is a wetland reserve of more than 600 thousand hectares. The area is made up of mangroves, swamps and deodar forests. It is the habitat of hundreds of animal species. This type of fire is common.

There was one in 2021 Similar fire in West Miami-Dade, It burned more than 200 acres, although it was less extensive than currently active, forcing the authorities to close several roads.

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