Large fire at key UK substation cuts off power from France

The IFA interconnector is currently out of service and following an initial review, National Grid said 1,000MW of capacity is unavailable until 27th March 2022

X-Press Pearl: UK marine experts to support Sri Lanka with pollution response following fire

Cefas will initially assist in the laboratory analysis of post spill monitoring samples, particularly plastic pellets and potential chemical contamination

Reward offered after substation fire in Helensburgh

SP Energy Networks will pay £5,000 to anyone providing information that eventually leads to the conviction of those responsible

Norway’s Hammerfest LNG plant to be closed for up to a year

Operator Equinor said the fire repairs at the facility could take up to 12 months

Fire breaks out at Oil India gas well days after ‘massive blowout’

More than 3,000 people have been evacuated from the nearby regions, as the company notes continuous gas leakage

Fire services stress public ‘must not burn waste’ during coronavirus outbreak

Wirral Council and Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service says smoke from domestic bonfires can cause breathing difficulties to become ‘critically worse’

Domestic coal and wet wood burning to be banned across England by 2023

The move aims to encourage the use of cleaner fuels in the home – wood-burning stoves and coal fires are the single largest source of particulate matter pollutants

Climate conditions and wildfires causing massive fish die-offs in Australia

The New South Wales Department of Primary Industries has announced a number of major ‘fish kills’ have been reported in rivers and other waterways across the region

Number of fires in Amazon up 30% in 2019 – but still fewer than 2017 and 2015

The National Institute for Space Research says there were 89,178 fires recorded throughout the year

Australian bushfire emissions since August reach 250 million tonnes

This is almost half of the country’s entire annual greenhouse gas emissions in 2018