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Dublin: 16 °C Sunday 22 September, 2019

#Wildfire

From TheJournal.ie Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island Wildfire

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people Spain

Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people

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

From TheJournal.ie Winds revive Portugal wildfires as over 30 people injured by the flames Castelo Branco

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires Maui

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires

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

From TheJournal.ie Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues Heatwave

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

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.

From TheJournal.ie France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees Europe Heatwave

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees

Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters battle gorse fire in Dublin Mountains and UK records hottest February day ever Unseasonably Mild This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie California wildfires: 63 dead, more than 600 missing Devastation

California wildfires: 63 dead, more than 600 missing

At least 63 people have been confirmed dead so far.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 people still missing California

Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 people still missing

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A toxic wasteland': Hundreds of people still missing after California wildfires California

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

The death toll has now risen to 48.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mass casualty' teams search ruins as death toll from California blaze reaches 42 Wildfire

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fire in Bray destroys fleet of buses at special needs facility Bray

Fire in Bray destroys fleet of buses at special needs facility

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

From TheJournal.ie Storm Ernesto is on the way - and will bring some Californian wildfire smoke with it Forecast

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

The smoke is visible on satellite imagery.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties Hot Weather

Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties

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

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters in England tackle 'aggressive' moorland wildfire after two blazes merge Fire

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides Homes Destroyed

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn't know if we'd make it': Homes and horses burned as 200,000 flee wildfires in California San Diego

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

Evacuations have been ordered in several areas.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33 Emergency

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

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

From The42 UFC star loses Olympic gold medal in California wildfires Evacuated

UFC star loses Olympic gold medal in California wildfires

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

From TheJournal.ie Residents evacuated as firefighters warn of worsening wildfires in Portugal Abrantes

Residents evacuated as firefighters warn of worsening wildfires in Portugal

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

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds evacuated as massive fire destroys homes in Christchurch Wildfire

Hundreds evacuated as massive fire destroys homes in Christchurch

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

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds evacuated from popular Spanish resort as crews battle wildfire Costa Blanca

Hundreds evacuated from popular Spanish resort as crews battle wildfire

Officials suspect the fire was started deliberately.

From TheJournal.ie Massive Alberta wildfire could double in size today Canada

Massive Alberta wildfire could double in size today

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated.

From TheJournal.ie The huge wildfire in Canada has grown more than ten times in size Force Of Nature

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Entire city evacuated after wildfire burns homes to the ground Canada

Entire city evacuated after wildfire burns homes to the ground

It’s hit a location called Fort McMurray.

From TheJournal.ie Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire Australia This post contains videos

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire

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

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Family films terrifying escape from wildfire California

WATCH: Family films terrifying escape from wildfire

The left more than four hours after the evacuation order.

From TheJournal.ie 11 people have been prosecuted for starting wildfires in recent years Fire Starter

11 people have been prosecuted for starting wildfires in recent years

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

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours Roscommon This post contains images

Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours

The fire was brought under control by midnight last night.

From TheJournal.ie Blaze threatened Killarney National Park as wildfires spread across Kerry Gorse Burning

Blaze threatened Killarney National Park as wildfires spread across Kerry

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

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Raging wildfires engulf homes in California Scorched

In pictures: Raging wildfires engulf homes in California

Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate.

Shirtless guy tries to pick up reporter during live news report

Can’t blame him for trying.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie Minister warns recent good weather means high risk of wildfires Careful Now

Minister warns recent good weather means high risk of wildfires

Tom Hayes urged the public to be careful if out and about over the Easter weekend and to report any unattended fires or illegal burning.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Stunning time lapse video of the Yosemite wildfire Wildfire

Watch: Stunning time lapse video of the Yosemite wildfire

Officials say the blaze is now 30 per cent contained but it is not expected to be fully surrounded for at least another three weeks.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Firefighters battle blaze near Yosemite National Park California

Photos: Firefighters battle blaze near Yosemite National Park

The fire, which broke out almost a week ago, is still only five per cent contained.

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