• Project title: Fire without borders

  • Priority task: Human resources, cooperation and systems harmonisation
  • Project measure: Measure 3.2 - Cooperation in culture, communication, research and institutions for the systems between harmonisation

  • Project code: BBFVG332369
  • Users: Sgonico - Zgonik Municipality
  • Partner:
    Monrupino - Repentabor Municipality
    Departmental Forest Inspectorate (Trieste)
    Občina Komen
    Sežana Municipality
    Civil Defense of the Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia (Palmanova)

  • Description: The project originates from the wooded Karst area, across the Italian-Slovenian border, as if to prove, once more, that the wild rage of fire is uncontrollable and makes no distinction in its tragic and inexorable advance. Faced with the “environmental emergency” of fires breaking out because of natural causes or through pyromaniacs’ action, the institutions cannot stop in front of borders or similar barriers when dealing with the onerous task of fire-extinguishing . Fire is an unpredictable “animal”, to be fought with suitable techniques in wide areas and often changing and adverse weather conditions. Against this background the municipalities of Sgonico and Monrupino, together with the Slovenian municipality of Sežana, have joined their staff and equipment, thus testing a rational and joint fight against a fire in the woods next to or across the border. Finally, the whole drill is performed with a view to operational, linguistic and cartographic harmonization. This is the consistent goal of the participant groups, since it is the basic prerequisite to ensure an effective action and a greater likelihood of success.
  • Homepage Url: http:///

  • Project data begin: January 2004
  • Project data end: August 2006
  • Approved costs: 17.000,15 €
  • Region / Statistical region: Trieste


The official documentation of the CBC Programme Italy-Slovenia 2007-2013 is available in Italian and Slovene version only.

Programma Operativo
Approvato dalla UE con decisione C(2007) 6584 del 20 dicembre 2007

Rapporto ambientale

Piano di comunicazione
Approvato dalla Commissione europea con comunicazione n. 5387 in data 30 giugno 2008