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Dublin: 4 °C Thursday 20 February, 2020

#Wildfires

From TheJournal.ie California mudslides: 18 people confirmed dead, with two-year-old girl among those missing Santa Barbara

California mudslides: 18 people confirmed dead, with two-year-old girl among those missing

Seven people remain missing and dozens of homes have been destroyed.

From TheJournal.ie French Alps on maximum avalanche alert as Storm Eleanor rips through Europe French Alps

French Alps on maximum avalanche alert as Storm Eleanor rips through Europe

In other extreme weather, three hundred goats were killed in the wildfire at Chiatra-Canale di Verde.

From TheJournal.ie Mansions belonging to Beyonce and Rupert Murdoch among those evacuated due to wildfires Los Angeles

Mansions belonging to Beyonce and Rupert Murdoch among those evacuated due to wildfires

Over 200,000 people have been evacuated due to the raging wildfires.

From TheJournal.ie California struck by devastating wildfires as flames creep towards renowned art gallery Wildfires
From TheJournal.ie At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain Wildfires

At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain

A state of emergency has been declared in Portugal.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hell on earth': Californian wildfires are now 100 miles wide as death toll reaches 40 California's Burning

'Hell on earth': Californian wildfires are now 100 miles wide as death toll reaches 40

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department has received 1,308 missing persons reports so far and 1,052 people have been located.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll hits 31 in deadliest wildfire disaster in California's history Wildfires

Death toll hits 31 in deadliest wildfire disaster in California's history

The fires have been raging in northern California since last Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie 15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country Napa

15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

The state fire prevention agency Calfire forecast strong winds for today, which could fan the fires.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everything, everything is gone': 10 dead and thousands evacuated in California wildfires Trail Of Destruction

'Everything, everything is gone': 10 dead and thousands evacuated in California wildfires

A state of emergency has been declared in three counties.

From TheJournal.ie A complaint has been made to Europe about Ireland's failure to protect wildlife Wildfires

A complaint has been made to Europe about Ireland's failure to protect wildlife

The Irish Wildlife Trust has reported 97 illegal wildfires to the European Commission.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are winning the fight': Fires that forced mass evacuations in France almost under control Wildfires

'We are winning the fight': Fires that forced mass evacuations in France almost under control

“In such dry conditions, we really fear that fires could start again,” one firefighter said.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a disaster area. There's nothing left': Wildfires rage over south-east of France Cote D'azur

'It's a disaster area. There's nothing left': Wildfires rage over south-east of France

Residents of Corsica and Saint-Tropez have described “apocalyptic” scenes from the wildfires.

From TheJournal.ie Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave Triple Digit Temperatures

Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave

Over 3,000 firefighters battled the blazes yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie A dry weekend has sparked a series of gorse fires across Ireland Summer Sun This post contains videos

A dry weekend has sparked a series of gorse fires across Ireland

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has recorded at least 15 wildfires.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Raging wildfire engulfs California homes and film set Sand Fire

Photos: Raging wildfire engulfs California homes and film set

The Sand Fire has turned out to be one of the worst in this region in decades.

From TheJournal.ie US federal government sues man for $25 million over massive wildfire Los Angeles

US federal government sues man for $25 million over massive wildfire

He is being blamed because of a poorly maintained electrical junction box.

From TheJournal.ie Alberta wildfires destroy 1,600 homes as 80,000 people forced to flee State Of Emergency

Alberta wildfires destroy 1,600 homes as 80,000 people forced to flee

No fatalities have been reported.

From TheJournal.ie 19 wildfires reported across the country in just 10 days Damage To Wildlife

19 wildfires reported across the country in just 10 days

Many of the fires took place in areas protected for nature conservation.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Wildfires incinerate homes in California Lake County This post contains images

PHOTOS: Wildfires incinerate homes in California

At least one person has been killed.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Thousands of firefighters battle "monster" California wildfire Raging Inferno

PHOTOS: Thousands of firefighters battle "monster" California wildfire

13,000 people have been forced from their homes since the enormous wildfire started last week.

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.

From TheJournal.ie One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes Wildfires

One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes

The fire follows from other devastating fires last year.

From TheJournal.ie The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year Pics Of The Year

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Commander Hadfield to Batkid, here are the most striking photographs from 2013.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters deliberately merge two blazes in Australia Wildfires

Firefighters deliberately merge two blazes in Australia

Did you know? Prime Minister Tony Abbott is a volunteer local firefighter and worked through the night over the weekend with his brigade.

From TheJournal.ie Reports of looting as Australian wildfires rage Australia

Reports of looting as Australian wildfires rage

Two teenage boys have also been charged in relation to deliberately starting fires.

From TheJournal.ie More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts Australia

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts

Officials fear increasing temperatures and strong winds expected tomorrow and on Wednesday could help spread the fires.

From TheJournal.ie Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales Bushfires

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales

The bushfires across Australia’s most populous state are among the worst in the past decade.

From TheJournal.ie Fourth firefighter killed as wildfires rage in Spain and Portugal Wildfires

Fourth firefighter killed as wildfires rage in Spain and Portugal

The fires have consumed large parts of forests in the two countries.

From TheJournal.ie Yosemite fires cause tourists to flee national park Emergency This post contains images

Yosemite fires cause tourists to flee national park

A state of emergency has been declared in some parts of California.

From TheJournal.ie Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands Greece This post contains images

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands

The Greek islands of Rhodes, Crete and Serifos have all been affected by the outbreak of fires.

From TheJournal.ie Hotter planet will increase risk of wildfires Warning

Hotter planet will increase risk of wildfires

The nature of wildfires is changing – in the US, they eat through twice as many acres per year as they did 40 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Family jumps in sea to shelter from raging wildfires Australia

PICS: Family jumps in sea to shelter from raging wildfires

The Holmes family had to shelter under a jetty to escape from the sweltering heat and flames, as wildfires raged around them.

From TheJournal.ie Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters Australia

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters

Firefighters are taking advantage of cooler temperatures to quell bushfires across Australia, but warn of hotter weather will return this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added Ireland seen from space Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Ireland seen from space

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Friday Need To Know This post contains videos This post contains images

The Evening Fix: Friday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie California wildfires force hundreds of evacuations California

California wildfires force hundreds of evacuations

At least four buildings were destroyed and several people were hurt by wildfires raging across southern California today.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighter killed as Spain battles deadly wildfires Wildfires This post contains images

Firefighter killed as Spain battles deadly wildfires

One person has been killed and three others injured in forest fires raging across Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Three killed, 100 injured by Spanish wildfires Spain

Three killed, 100 injured by Spanish wildfires

Catalan firefighters have described the situation as “very serious”.