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WILDFIRE NEWS

France battles 'monster' wildfire as heatwaves scorch Europe

August 12, 2022 8:23 am

Wildfires have broken out across Europe this summer as successive heatwaves bake the continent and renew focus on climate change risks to industry and livelihoods.

Dangerous New Mexico wildfire forces historic city to evacuate

May 03, 2022 9:57 am

The blaze has scorched more than 121,000 acres (49,000 hectares), or more than half the area of New York City, tearing through centuries-old settlements and vacation homes in forested mountains 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Santa Fe.

Colorado wildfire forces evacuation orders for 19,000 people

March 27, 2022 10:17 am

The Boulder Office of Emergency Management said an overnight shelter was opened after evacuation orders covered 8,000 homes and 7,000 structures. No structures had been damaged.

Officials: Colorado wildfire caused $513 million in damage

January 07, 2022 9:06 am

In 2020, Colorado also suffered its three largest wildfires in recorded history as a prolonged drought holds its grip on the Western US.

Officials probe cause of massive Colorado fire; 3 missing

January 03, 2022 7:53 am

The wildfire came unusually late in the year, following an extremely dry fall and amid a winter nearly devoid of snow, conditions experts say certainly helped the fire spread.

Colorado wildfires burn hundreds of homes, force evacuations

December 31, 2021 10:59 am

The wildfires, spanning 2.5 square miles (6.5 square kilometers), engulfed parts of the area in smoky, orangish skies as residents scrambled to get to safety.

Woman arrested on suspicion of starting California blaze

September 24, 2021 11:26 am

Statewide, more than 9,000 firefighters remained assigned to 10 large, active wildfires, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

Spanish wildfire kills 1 firefighter, forces 1,000s to evacuate

September 10, 2021 8:24 am

Authorities in southern Spain say one firefighter has died and nearly 1,000 people have been evacuated as a worsening wildfire is tearing through forest land

Wildfire in northeastern Minnesota grows to 1,500 acres

August 17, 2021 12:38 pm

Governor Tim Walz on Sunday night authorised the Minnesota National Guard to assist in the firefighting efforts, with fire dangers expected to remain high over the next several days.

Disoriented by wildfires, migrating storks die crossing Greece

August 09, 2021 8:26 pm

Every year, storks cross the Attica region around Athens, heading for Cape Sounion about 70 km southeast of the capital where they wait for favourable winds to help carry them across the Mediterranean into Africa for the winter.

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Amid soaring temperatures, wildfires rage in Europe

July 17, 2022 10:48 am

In one of many wildfires scorching Europe this week, French firefighters struggled to manage a massive inferno that ravaged across pine forests in the Bordeaux region for the fifth straight day as the country faces strong winds and hot, dry weather on Saturday.

Devastating wildfires rage in Greece, forcing mass evacuations

August 09, 2021 9:35 pm

Greece's island, Evia, has been battling a massive forest fire for the last seven days, since it started on August 3. The country has been facing its worst heat wave in three decades, with temperatures soaring to 45 degrees Celsius for days.

In Pics: Dozen homes gutted in Greece wildfire; over 100 Turkish blazes brought under control

August 01, 2021 7:08 pm

A heat wave across southern Europe, fed by hot air from Africa, has led to wildfires across the Mediterranean, including in Italy and Greece.

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‘I didn’t know if I was gonna make it' | Wildfires Rage in California

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A fire ravaged Northern California on Thursday, damaging homes and injuring residents. Another fire started northwest of Los Angeles the following day, forcing more residents to evacuate.

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