When fire crews arrived at the site in southeast Poland’s Podkarpackie region they found smoke billowing out of the tree named Wincenty, which has been a national monument since 1966.
A demonstration against the exploitation of migrant labourers took place on Sunday in the Icelandic capital Reykyavik, after Thursday's death of 3 Poles in a fire in one of the city's tenement buildings for migrant workers.
Three Polish citizens died in a fire which broke out in a residential building in Reykjavik downtown on Thursday. The information was confirmed on Saturday by the Polish ambassador to Iceland after the bodies of the vicitms had been identified.
A middle-aged man on a bike has set himself on fire in front of a WWII monument in Warsaw.
A massive fire that had been devastating Biebrza National Park since Sunday was largely contained as of Saturday afternoon and the army had built a temporary bridge to improve access to the park for firefighters.
Firefighters on Friday afternoon managed to contain a massive fire that had been devastating Biebrza National Park since Sunday, province fire brigade commander, Jarosław Wendt, has announced.
Military engineers will build a temporary bridge to improve access to Biebrza National Park where firefighters have been battling a massive fire that has razed some 6,000 hectares of Poland's biggest nature reserve.
Two Border Guard PZL-Kania helicopters and a PZL-104 Wilga plane have joined efforts to contain a massive fire that has raged in the north-eastern Polish Biebrza National Park since Sunday, the Polish Border Guard announced on Twitter on Thursday.
The thick, black clouds of smoke billowing over expanses of open peat bog the size of 2,000 football pitches in the Biebrza National Park have been described as ‘catastrophic’ for the local wildlife “dying in defence of their nests and young.”
The man, an employee of Kraków’s Mongolian Culture Centre, said he had forgotten about the city’s anti-smog laws, after locals reported seeing black smoke billowing out of the yurt.