Planes Fight Significant Forest Fire in Croatia

StoryfulNewsPublished: June 20, 2017Updated: June 21, 20171 views
Published: June 20, 2017Updated: June 21, 2017

Croatian Armed Forces continued to fight a major forest fire in the Makarska Riviera region of Croatia on June 20. The fire began on June 19. The Croatian Defense Ministry said 75 members of the Croatian Armed Forces (CAF) battled the fire, along with four planes and 350 firefighters from the Makarska region. The video shows two Canadair CL-415 planes refilling their water supply to douse the fire. The latest statement from the Defense Ministry on June 20 said 84 members of the CAF and two planes were still active in fighting the fire. Credit: Instagram/Chris Wahlstrom via Storyful

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