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Government to scrap fire calendar

in News · 18-12-2017 08:19:00 · 0 Comments

Portugal’s government is to do away with the pre-defined fire-fighting season by the end of this year.

Government to scrap fire calendar

The current calendar defines the various phases of when the country is most at risk of fires, but as the Internal Affairs Minister said on Friday, this year has proven can happen outside the period of greatest risk. This year, the most critical fire phase was set between 1 July and 31 September, although the deadliest and biggest fires were in June and October.

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Edition 1458
13 January 2018
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