Fires rage in France as heatwave persists

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Fires rage in France as heatwave persists” – below is their description.

French firefighters fear thunderstorms and strong winds could reignite an inferno in the southwest. Officials say the fire has not spread significantly overnight but that could change quickly. More than 1,000 emergency workers from across Europe are trying to contain the blaze in the Gironde region.

Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports from Hostens, France.

Subscribe to our channel

Follow us on Twitter

Find us on Facebook

Check our website:

Check out our Instagram page:



#News #Fire #Wildfire #France #Heatwave #Europe #ClimateChange #Climate #GlobalWarming

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

French author Annie Ernaux wins 2022 Nobel Prize in literature

Pakistan flood damage could cost the country about $40bn

Ukraine holds back Russian advance in Bakhmut, Donetsk

In This Story: France

France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.

6 Recent Items: France

Canadian minister makes announcement on addressing labour shortage | LIVE

European leaders gather in Prague, Russia not invited

Liz Truss confirms Macron a ‘friend’ and Putin a ‘foe’ at Europe summit

Kendra Cocksedge gives honest take on facing England & France in the Rugby World Cup | Tunnel Talk

Dan Carter and Portia Woodman look ahead to the Rugby World Cup kick-off at Eden Park! #RWC2021

2022 Nobel prize winner Annie Ernaux: ‘I feel I have a new responsibility’

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.