RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service, Budapest, Hungary
Situation Update NO. 1

April 10th 2019 08:17 AM – Forest / Wild Fire – WF-20190409-67394-CHN

Base details

EDIS Code: WF-20190409-67394-CHN
Event date: April 9th 2019 07:00 AM
Updated: April 10th 2019 08:17 AM
Category: Forest / Wild Fire
Continent: Asia
Country: China
State: Province of Jiangxi
Settlement: Jingdezhen
29.268783,117.178443 (WGS84 decimal)

Event details

A forest fire broke out in the city of Jingdezhen, east China’s Jiangxi Province, at around 4:20 p.m. Monday, local authorities said Tuesday. More than 280 people have been dispatched to quench the blaze as of Tuesday morning, according to the provincial emergency management department. No casualties were reported. The fire broke out on Monday afternoon in Yinkeng Village and spread to a forest farm at around 2 a.m. on Tuesday. Data showed that the fire had spread over an area of around 20 hectares. The cause of the fire is being investigated. Jingdezhen is synonymous with ceramics in China. The city boasts a long history of pottery production.

Affected area: County-level : Event affected one county.

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Corentin DECAEN


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