Environment

Sweden's wildfire season later than usual

2:15 min
  • Sweden's wildfire season has started later than usual this year than in the past
  • Since the major wildfires of 2014 and 2018, the agency has strengthened their firefighting support with water bombing helicopters and aircrafts
  • Due to an increase of wildfires in the past five years, the Swedish civil contingencies agency encourage people to be extra cautious