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Oregon fires force 500,000 to flee as death toll rises across western US
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Oregon fires force 500,000 to flee as death toll rises across western US

Sep 11th 2020, 7:36 AM 19,651 Views 12 Comments

Some 14,000 firefighters are working along the West Coast.

Remote towns evacuated as California battles wildfires and heatwave
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Remote towns evacuated as California battles wildfires and heatwave

Updated Sep 7th 2020, 7:33 PM 54,818 Views 34 Comments

Firefighters working in steep terrain saved a small town from flames that roared down hillsides towards a marina.

Villages evacuated as over 100 firefighters battle wildfire in Greece's Mani peninsula
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Villages evacuated as over 100 firefighters battle wildfire in Greece's Mani peninsula

Aug 22nd 2020, 6:30 PM 22,342 Views 3 Comments

Greece annually grapples wildfires during the dry summer season.

Wildfire in California mountains was caused by malfunctioning diesel vehicle, officials say
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Wildfire in California mountains was caused by malfunctioning diesel vehicle, officials say

Aug 4th 2020, 7:24 AM 15,561 Views 10 Comments

The blaze has consumed more than 41 square miles of dry brush and timber since it broke out.

Firefighters struggle to contain blaze in southern California
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Firefighters struggle to contain blaze in southern California

Updated Aug 3rd 2020, 10:26 AM 33,822 Views 7 Comments

The so-called Apple Fire that broke out on Friday near the city of San Bernardino has so far charred more than 20,000 acres.

Wildfires may permanently alter Australian landscape, scientists warn
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Wildfires may permanently alter Australian landscape, scientists warn

Jan 19th 2020, 12:15 PM 17,664 Views 46 Comments

Since September, the fires have killed 28 people and burned more than 2,600 houses.

Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast
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Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast

Oct 30th 2019, 8:54 AM 9,665 Views 6 Comments

The bushfire believed to have been sparked by a lightning strike on Saturday north of Sydney.

California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes
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California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes

Oct 28th 2019, 1:37 PM 11,080 Views 1 Comment

Many homes have been evacuated and power has been cut due to the fires.

Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island
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Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island

Aug 19th 2019, 8:47 AM 24,948 Views 7 Comments

More than 600 firefighters and 14 aircraft have battled to contain the flames.

Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people
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Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people

Aug 12th 2019, 12:21 PM 29,728 Views 2 Comments

Police said they detained a man for allegedly starting the fire by using welding equipment.

Winds revive Portugal wildfires as over 30 people injured by the flames
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Winds revive Portugal wildfires as over 30 people injured by the flames

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:38 PM 6,906 Views 0 Comments

Seven regions of Portugal have been on fire alert today because of the dry weather and high temperatures.

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires
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Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires

Jul 12th 2019, 1:53 PM 13,395 Views 6 Comments

People were told to seek shelter in a nearby community centre or elementary school.

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues
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Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

Jun 29th 2019, 3:06 PM 19,383 Views 11 Comments

The heat has already claimed several lives, including a 17-year-old harvest worker in Spain and a 72-year-old homeless man in Italy.

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees
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France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 1:39 PM 43,000 Views 52 Comments

Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.

Firefighters battle gorse fire in Dublin Mountains and UK records hottest February day ever
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Firefighters battle gorse fire in Dublin Mountains and UK records hottest February day ever

Feb 25th 2019, 9:46 PM 39,310 Views 26 Comments

In Roscommon, temperatures topped 17 degrees and over in Wales it was above 20.

California wildfires: 63 dead, more than 600 missing
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California wildfires: 63 dead, more than 600 missing

Nov 16th 2018, 7:11 AM 11,468 Views 6 Comments

At least 63 people have been confirmed dead so far.

Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 people still missing
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Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 people still missing

Nov 15th 2018, 8:58 AM 7,336 Views 2 Comments

The “Camp Fire” has destroyed some 7,600 homes and 260 commercial properties.

'A toxic wasteland': Hundreds of people still missing after California wildfires
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'A toxic wasteland': Hundreds of people still missing after California wildfires

Nov 14th 2018, 8:53 AM 12,656 Views 5 Comments

The death toll has now risen to 48.

'Mass casualty' teams search ruins as death toll from California blaze reaches 42
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'Mass casualty' teams search ruins as death toll from California blaze reaches 42

Nov 13th 2018, 7:27 AM 10,857 Views 11 Comments

The north California fire is now the deadliest wildfire in state history.

Fire in Bray destroys fleet of buses at special needs facility
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Fire in Bray destroys fleet of buses at special needs facility

Oct 5th 2018, 2:20 PM 16,708 Views 6 Comments

It’s believed the fire was caused by an electrical fault.

Storm Ernesto is on the way - and will bring some Californian wildfire smoke with it
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Storm Ernesto is on the way - and will bring some Californian wildfire smoke with it

Aug 18th 2018, 2:53 PM 50,525 Views 20 Comments

The smoke is visible on satellite imagery.

'You left us to God's mercy': Greek Defence Minister confronted as he visits area devastated by wildfires
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'You left us to God's mercy': Greek Defence Minister confronted as he visits area devastated by wildfires

Jul 26th 2018, 6:02 PM 14,677 Views 16 Comments

Greeks are seeking answers as the death toll from the devastating wildfires continues to mount.

Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties
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Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties

Jul 5th 2018, 2:41 PM 20,623 Views 15 Comments

The Air Corps has responded to requests in Dublin, Wicklow, Limerick, Cork, Tipperary and Offaly.

Firefighters in England tackle 'aggressive' moorland wildfire after two blazes merge
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Firefighters in England tackle 'aggressive' moorland wildfire after two blazes merge

Jul 1st 2018, 5:01 PM 7,754 Views 2 Comments

Crews from Manchester and the surrounding county of Lancashire are tackling a “rapidly developing, aggressive fire”.

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides
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Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides

Jan 10th 2018, 7:15 AM 18,025 Views 9 Comments

The county sheriff said that he expected the death toll to increase, saying “dozens” are still missing.

'I didn't know if we'd make it': Homes and horses burned as 200,000 flee wildfires in California
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'I didn't know if we'd make it': Homes and horses burned as 200,000 flee wildfires in California

Dec 8th 2017, 8:39 AM 9,804 Views 5 Comments

Evacuations have been ordered in several areas.

'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33
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'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33

Oct 14th 2017, 1:10 PM 6,513 Views 9 Comments

An estimated 5,700 structures have been destroyed by the wildfires.

UFC star loses Olympic gold medal in California wildfires
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UFC star loses Olympic gold medal in California wildfires

Oct 11th 2017, 9:18 AM 8,051 Views 2 Comments

Henry Cejudo says he will be fit for UFC 218 after suffering minor burns while escaping his home.

Residents evacuated as firefighters warn of worsening wildfires in Portugal
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Residents evacuated as firefighters warn of worsening wildfires in Portugal

Aug 11th 2017, 7:11 AM 21,374 Views 13 Comments

“There are still two active fronts which are a cause for concern,” authorities said.

Hundreds evacuated as massive fire destroys homes in Christchurch
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Hundreds evacuated as massive fire destroys homes in Christchurch

Feb 16th 2017, 7:41 AM 10,239 Views 11 Comments

New Zealand’s Prime Minister says the fires may have been lit deliberately.

Hundreds evacuated from popular Spanish resort as crews battle wildfire
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Hundreds evacuated from popular Spanish resort as crews battle wildfire

Sep 5th 2016, 3:53 PM 31,845 Views 3 Comments

Officials suspect the fire was started deliberately.

Massive Alberta wildfire could double in size today
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Massive Alberta wildfire could double in size today

May 7th 2016, 10:27 AM 13,282 Views 14 Comments

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated.

The huge wildfire in Canada has grown more than ten times in size
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The huge wildfire in Canada has grown more than ten times in size

May 6th 2016, 12:30 PM 15,229 Views 6 Comments

The fire now covers an area the size of Calgary, Alberta’s largest city.

Entire city evacuated after wildfire burns homes to the ground
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Entire city evacuated after wildfire burns homes to the ground

May 4th 2016, 9:22 AM 19,666 Views 11 Comments

It’s hit a location called Fort McMurray.

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire
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Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire

Dec 28th 2015, 2:40 PM 6,983 Views 0 Comments

Police officers hand-fed the animal, who has been nicknamed Constable K Bear.

WATCH: Family films terrifying escape from wildfire
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WATCH: Family films terrifying escape from wildfire

Sep 15th 2015, 10:25 PM 7,942 Views 8 Comments

The left more than four hours after the evacuation order.

11 people have been prosecuted for starting wildfires in recent years
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11 people have been prosecuted for starting wildfires in recent years

May 5th 2015, 6:20 AM 8,625 Views 9 Comments

The minister said that recent weather conditions resulted in circumstances that made fires more likely to spread.

Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours
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Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours

Apr 20th 2015, 1:54 PM 11,570 Views 9 Comments

The fire was brought under control by midnight last night.

Blaze threatened Killarney National Park as wildfires spread across Kerry
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Blaze threatened Killarney National Park as wildfires spread across Kerry

Apr 9th 2015, 2:55 PM 13,928 Views 24 Comments

It is understood some of the fires are being investigated by gardaĆ­.

In pictures: Raging wildfires engulf homes in California
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In pictures: Raging wildfires engulf homes in California

Sep 16th 2014, 7:22 PM 9,373 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate.

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