Krisinformation.se - the National Website for Emergency Information

Krisinformation.se is the national website for emergency information from Swedish authorities. Here you find links to texts in English about the Swedish crisis management system, how to prepare for different kinds of emergencies and advice from authorities about how to behave should they occur.

About the forest fires in Sweden

For updated information from the authorities about the forest fires, go to In English

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Important Public Announcement for Kårböle, Ljusdal municipality, Gävleborg county
Because of the forest fire in Kårböle, the leader of rescue operations has decided that everyone in the affected area should evacuate before 08.00 a.m. on Thursday July 19.

Published July 18, 20.10
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Important Public Announcement for Högbränna and Tallberg in Nordmaling municipality, Västerbotten county.
Forest fires are spreading rapidly in the area and there may be a lot of smoke. The leader of resuce operations urges everyone in the immediate vicinity of the fire to evacuate. Those who are affected by the smoke are urged to go inside, and to close doors, windows and vents.

Published July 18, 14.40
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Important Public Announcement for Älvdalen municipality, Dalarna county
The fire at Trängslet military shooting range is spreading rapidly towards the northwest. The leader of rescue operations urges residents and those who are in the area between the shooting range and Lillhärdalsvägen from Kryptjärn to Haftorsbygget to vacate the area immediately.
Published July 18, 10.00
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Important notice to the public in Härjedalen municipality, Jämtland county
Because of forest fires in Olingdal and Härjåsjön, the leader of rescue operations urges everyone in the area to vacate the area.

Published July, 17. 12.40. 
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Important notice to the public in Kårböle, Ljusdal municipality, Gävleborg county
Because of forest fires, the leader of rescue operations urges everyone in the area to go inside, close doors, windows, and vents. For information in Swedish, follow your local P4 radio station.

Published July, 17. 12.40. 

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Important Public Announcement in Bohus and Surte, Västra Götaland county
Update 17 July 13.20: The warning has been revoked. There is no danger to the public. 

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Important Public Announcement in Trängslet in Dalarna county
All those near Trängslet military shooting range should evacuate, as the wildfire is spreading fast north towards Härjedalen.

Published July, 17. 10.30. 

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Important Public Announcement in Enskogen in Gävleborg county
All those living in Enskogen in Ljusdal, Gävleborg, should evacuate as wildfire is spreading fast.

Published July 17. 10.30. 

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Important notice to the public in Pålgård and Bispgården in Ragunda Municipality in Jämtland County


There are severe fires in forests and fields in Pålgård and Bispgården. The chief of rescue operations urges everyone affected by the fire to go inside and close doors, windows and vents.

Published 16 July 2018 10.30

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Important Public Announcement in Ängra in Ljusdal Municipality in Gävleborg County


There are severe fires in forests and fields. The fire is heading toward built-up areas. The chief of rescue operations urges everyone in affected areas to vacate.

Published 16 July 2018 10.30

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Warning for extremely high temperatures


The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, SMHI, has issued a class 2 warning for extremely high temperatures in parts of eastern Svealand. The daily maximum temperature is expected to reach up to 30 degrees up to and including Wednesday.

Published 16 July 2018 10.30

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Important Public Announcement in Hov, Västra Karup, Rammsjö and Torekov in Båstad Municipality, Skåne County

Update 14 July: Båstad municipality informs that there is no longer a recommendation to boil the drinking water prior to consumption.

Published 11 July 2018 12.30
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MSB issues an announcement to the general public about the extreme risk of fires

There continues to be an extremely high risk of fire in various parts of the country.  MSB, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, is therefore issuing another announcement to the general public.

Published 6 July 2018 11.07
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Forest Fire in Nacka 

A forest and ground fire started on Friday afternoon, June 15, north of Värmdöleden, route 222, in Nacka. The fire has created a large amount of smoke. The rescue services have reminded people living in areas affected by the smoke to close their windows, doors, and vents.

Published 15 June 2018 18:00 
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