This page is archived and will not be updated. This is where verified emergency information about fire bans, fire risk, and forest fires from the Swedish authorities were compiled.
Update April 24 09.57 AM: the important public announcement regarding fire that was issued for Hässleholms municipality, Skåne county, is no longer in effect.The danger has passed.
The dry and warm weather has resulted in a great risk of fire in forests and fields in parts of Sweden. There is a fire ban in several municipalities.
The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency warns that the dry, warm weather prevailing in southern and central Sweden has led to great risk of fire in woodlands and fields. The...