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Helicopters water bomb wildfire outside Stockholm

A helicopter water bombs the fire in Järvafältet north of central Stockholm. Photo: Fredrik Persson / TT

Published: 18.Jun.2019 08:59 hrs

A fire that broke out at a former shooting range in northwest Stockholm on Monday has not yet been extinguished despite water-bombing, as experts warn that several parts of the country are at high risk of forest fires.

Emergency services had four units at the scene at Järvafältet and two helicopters had been working to water bomb the flames since early in the morning.

Although it was not extinguished, firefighters had managed to tame the blaze.

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