The 2023 wildfire season among the worst in the EU, new Commission report shows

BRUSSELS, 11th April, 2024 (WAM) – Last year,  over half a million (504,002) hectares, an area twice the size of Luxembourg, was scorched by wildfires, according to an advance report on Forest Fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa 2023 published today by the Commission's Joint Research Centr