This paper presents the experience of the Sicilian Region Forestry Department, which from its creation has been actively engaged in extinguishing forest fires. It has also suffered tragic experiences that have not gone unnoticed by the press. The emphasis will be on past and present legislation and on the regional administration’s constant commitment to the prevention and control of forest fires.


Forest Fire Protective Clothing Forestry Department Tank Truck Regional Territory 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Corrao
    • 1
  1. 1.Regional Forestry DepartmentSicily

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