Photo: Peter Engman

After thousands of man hours and an massive amount of resources the forest fire near Ramnas in Vastmanland, Sweden is slowly coming under complete control.

The massive area was swept by an unprecedented firestorm 2 weeks ago that consumed a huge area and laid waste to buildings and infrastructure but by luck of of the winds missed any larger populated areas.

Photo: Peter Engman
Photo: Peter Engman

Helicopters and Planes on loan from France and Italy have been continuously water bombing the worst remaining patches and any flare ups while the ground crews from the National Guard and Fire departments from all over the country have been breaking ground, making and clearing new roads while fighting the flames.

 

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