Sunday, 28 July 2019

Large Fire Near Zarace on Hvar: 50 Firefighters Battle Blaze

 July 28, 2019 - A major fire broke out overnight between Milna and Zarace on the Hvar's southern coast, as firefighters from the mainland come to battle the blaze.

 A large fire boke out just after midnight a few kilometres east of Hvar Town and quickly spread due to the wind. 

50 firefighters with 13 vehicles have managed to prevent it from spreading, and a Canadair added air support at 06:28 this morning. 


The island firefighting services are being joined by colleagues from DVD Dugi Rat, Lovreć, Omiš, Kaštela, Imotski,Trogir, Marina, Okruk, JVP Trogir, JVP Sinj and JVP Split.

We will update this story as we get information, but you can follow the latest on the Hvar and Sibenik fires on the provider of all these photos, videos and info - Vatrogasci - Oni Su Nasi Heroji



Update from the Hvar Fire Brigade - the fire is no under control, see below.