Canada Faced with recent fires, the Canadian production chain is relaunched
Fire in Gironde: What compensation for holidaymakers who shorten their stay?
Since July 12, impressive fires have destroyed more than 7,000 hectares of forests in Gironde. At the surrounding area, campsites make the early departures of holidaymakers who see their ... © ISTOCK / Byronsdad fires in Gironde: what compensation for holidaymakers who shorten their stay? immediately arrived, immediately left. Camping vacationers located near the Pilat dune in Gironde saw their holidays shortened by impressive fires.
Europe 1 reveals to you in previewwhich took place from July 14 to 23 in Gironde. Symbol of this fierce fight against flames: Canada, these water bombers that have intervened tirelessly in recent weeks to control fires. Many voices have been raised to say that France was missing. With the multiplication of these pests for our nature, Europe has announced the purchase of 22 new devices. Why such a substantial order?
fires in Gironde: Emmanuel Macron promises a "national project" for the forest
© Pool Reuters Emmanuel Macron congratulated, Wednesday, the firefighters, at the Teste-de-Buch command post (Gironde). La Teste-de-Buch Since Tuesday, July 12, The Gironde fires have destroyed more than 20,000 hectares of forest and resulted in the evacuation of 37,000 people. On Wednesday afternoon, a week after the fire, the President of the Republic went there, at the command post the Teste-de-Buch , then in Langon.
an order to relaunch the production line of the Canadian aeronautical company of Havilland. For almost 10 years, the aircraft manufacturer has not been building Canadians for lack of orders. But today with the fires which, just for this year, have already destroyed nearly 550,000 hectares in Europe, the situation has changed well and many countries want to enlarge theirA Canadair at 50 million euros , Croatia, Spain, Greece , Italy, Portugal and therefore France.
today, there is only Havilland which offers Canadians that we know how to use and very reliable. You can only buy the latest model, the DHC-515, capable of dump 6,000 liters of water in 12 seconds, and make 25 tears per hour. Performance that has a price: 50 million euros is practically the price of two luxurious private jets of the Falcon type. What is paid is this unique capacity for an airplane to hit the water at 160 kilometers, at this speed is like touching concrete.
The aircraft has not yet obtained its certification to be marketed, the aircraft manufacturer intends to obtain it by 2025, so that Canadians are delivered between 2026 and 2029. In this order of 22 aircraft, France should Receive only two.
Cooler weather could offer respite to crews battling wildfire near Penticton, B.C. .
VANCOUVER — A wildfire burning in British Columbia's southern Okanagan now covers nearly 28 square kilometres after hot weather fuelled explosive growth since it was sparked Friday. About 300 properties, including the Apex Mountain resort southwest of Penticton, have been ordered evacuated as the fire showed aggressive and unpredictable growth, destroying an unoccupied cabin. Residents of more than 400 other properties have been told to be ready to leave on short notice.