De : RSOE EDIS <havaria@rsoe.hu&gt;
Envoyé : dimanche 21 avril 2019 08:52
À : Corentin Decaen <cdecaen@geoasia.org&gt;
Objet : RSOE EDIS – Event Report – Forest / Wild Fire : [Province-wide] Province of Mae Hong Son, Thailand, Asia
Importance : Haute

 

RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service, Budapest, Hungary
Event report

April 21st 2019 06:49 AM – Forest / Wild Fire – WF-20190421-67564-THA

Base information

EDIS Code: WF-20190421-67564-THA
Event date: April 21st 2019 06:49 AM
Category: Forest / Wild Fire
Continent: Asia
Country: Thailand
State: Province of Mae Hong Son
Settlement:
Location: [Province-wide]
Coordinate:
19.3020296,97.9654368 (WGS84 decimal)

CAP Information

Category: Fire - Fire suppression and rescue
Urgency: Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Severity: Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Scope: Public - For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Certainty: Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing

Event details

Illegal outdoor fires continue to occur in Mae Hong Son province despite the ban and the raging smog crisis. In recent months, Mae Hong Son has been struggling with haze most of the time. Exposure to the serious air pollution has become a threat to the health of locals. Authorities have blamed outdoor fires as the key cause of smog. However, illegal outdoor fires continue to be detected. Satellite images confirmed that there were at least 23 hotspots in Mae Hong Son on Saturday. Of them, 13 were in Sop Moei district. Kampanart Prachongpim, who heads Mae Hong Son’s forest-fire control division, said on Sunday that teams from several provinces had come to Mae Hong Son to help extinguish forest fires that were often caused by people. At least, two bushfires extinguished on Saturday were caused by people going into the forest to collect forest produce. According to him, by the time these forest fires were put out, about nine rai of forest reserves had been destroyed.

Event map

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