250 evacuated as forests burn near Savona

250 evacuated as forests burn near Savona

26 December 2011

published bywww.upi.com


Italy — Officials evacuated 250 people Monday near a Ligurian Riviera town in Italy that is surrounded by wildfires.

One man suffered burns to his hands and torso due to the wildfire, ANSA reported.

Seven water-dumping planes, 100 anti-forest-fire volunteer, 50 firefighters from all over Liguria and southern Piedmont and 15 forest rangers are battling to quell the flames.
 


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