Videos: Italy's Sardinia Declares Emergency Over Raging Fires
According to the island's authorities, the fire has already burned through about 20,000 hectares (49,421 acres) of vegetation areas, ruined several residential and service buildings and killed cattle.
In other news --Massive fires are raging on the island of #Sardinia, Italy, destroying maquis, forests, animals, ancient olive trees. Villages have been evacuated and the air smells burnt for miles and miles. Heartbreaking, predictable environmental tragedy. pic.twitter.com/ill08vI30p— Sara Perria (@Sara_Perria) July 25, 2021
Italy: Wildfires rage through Sardinia, forcing evacuations, as round 10,000 acres around the island's historic Montiferru area have already been destroyed in what officials called "an unprecedented disaster”, it comes after wildfires hit locations including Naples & Mt Vesuvius. pic.twitter.com/uBkPkw9bjy— @KassMedefer (@KMedefer) July 25, 2021