Italian Firefighters Battle Forest Fire as Temperatures Soar

Firefighters worked to contain a fire in Val di Resia, a commune in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of Italy, on Friday, July 22, Italy’s national fire service (Vigili del Fuoco) said.

This compilation of footage posted to the Vigili del Fuoco website shows helicopters, planes, and ground vehicles working to put out the flames in the northeast Italian region.

According to the Vigili del Fuoco, firefighters also put out fires in the Carlino and San Vito di Fagagna communes as well as in Cormor park.

These fires come as the Ministry of Health raised heat wave warnings across many regions of the country. Credit: Vigili del Fuoco via Storyful

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