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Dublin: 25°C Wednesday 10 August 2022

#Wildfire

# wildfire - Friday 15 July, 2022

10,000 evacuated as wildfires ravage pine forests in south-west France
# France
# France

10,000 evacuated as wildfires ravage pine forests in south-west France

Jul 15th 2022, 1:46 PM 15,717 Views 5 Comments

One of the fires is in woodlands just south of the resort town of Arcachon.

# wildfire - Monday 20 June, 2022

Firefighters battle wildfires as Europe is hit by heatwave
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Firefighters battle wildfires as Europe is hit by heatwave

Updated Jun 20th 2022, 7:45 AM 29,261 Views 5 Comments

The worst damage was in Spain’s Zamora province, but three villages in Germany had to be evacuated because of an approaching blaze.

# wildfire - Friday 1 April, 2022

'Incredibly difficult' to prosecute people for starting illegal fires, Heritage Minister says
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

'Incredibly difficult' to prosecute people for starting illegal fires, Heritage Minister says

Apr 1st 2022, 9:15 AM 9,989 Views 13 Comments

Malcolm Noonan yesterday condemned an illegal 300-hectare fire in Wicklow Mountains National Park.

# wildfire - Saturday 5 March, 2022

Thousands flee as South Korean wildfire destroys homes
# South Korea
# South Korea

Thousands flee as South Korean wildfire destroys homes

Mar 5th 2022, 12:29 PM 11,911 Views 1 Comment

The fire began on a mountain in the seaside town of Uljin and has spread across more than 14,800 acres.

# wildfire - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Three people missing in Colorado wildfire as almost 1,000 homes destroyed
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Three people missing in Colorado wildfire as almost 1,000 homes destroyed

Jan 2nd 2022, 7:13 AM 7,979 Views 0 Comments

Tens of thousands of people were forced to flee the blazes with very little warning from Thursday.

# wildfire - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Hundreds of victims of Colorado wildfire begin new year surveying destruction
# Colorado
# Colorado

Hundreds of victims of Colorado wildfire begin new year surveying destruction

Jan 1st 2022, 9:12 AM 16,600 Views 3 Comments

At least seven people were injured, but there have been no reports of any deaths.

# wildfire - Saturday 4 September, 2021

'She was intensely, vibrantly alive': Nika McGuigan's final film tells story of sisters marked by trauma
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

'She was intensely, vibrantly alive': Nika McGuigan's final film tells story of sisters marked by trauma

Sep 4th 2021, 10:30 AM 19,955 Views 2 Comments

Nika McGuigan and Nora-Jane Noone star in the debut feature from Cathy Brady.

# wildfire - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Huge California wildfire grows as Montana blaze threatens remote towns
# The Dixie Fire
# The Dixie Fire

Huge California wildfire grows as Montana blaze threatens remote towns

Updated Aug 11th 2021, 10:44 PM 37,456 Views 12 Comments

The Dixie Fire is the largest single fire in California history and the largest currently burning in the US.

# wildfire - Monday 9 August, 2021

Firefighters battle blazes on Greek island of Evia for seventh consecutive day
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Firefighters battle blazes on Greek island of Evia for seventh consecutive day

Updated Aug 9th 2021, 10:17 PM 20,264 Views 3 Comments

Greece and neighbouring Turkey have been battling devastating blazes for nearly two weeks.

# wildfire - Monday 2 August, 2021

EU sends help to Turkey as wildfire death toll rises to eight
# Fighting Fire
# Fighting Fire

EU sends help to Turkey as wildfire death toll rises to eight

Updated Aug 2nd 2021, 6:57 PM 20,216 Views 5 Comments

Residents and tourists had to be evacuated as the holiday resorts of Antalya and Mugla were threatened by the blazes.

# wildfire - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Oregon wildfire: Biggest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles
# Bootleg Fire
# Bootleg Fire

Oregon wildfire: Biggest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles

Jul 20th 2021, 7:41 AM 13,885 Views 6 Comments

The blaze has prompted over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67 homes.

# wildfire - Friday 16 July, 2021

New evacuations as firefighters struggle to control raging wildfire in Oregon
# Bootleg Fire
# Bootleg Fire

New evacuations as firefighters struggle to control raging wildfire in Oregon

Jul 16th 2021, 8:10 AM 9,339 Views 2 Comments

The Bootleg Fire has now torched an area larger than New York City.

# wildfire - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Four people found dead in 'most destructive' wildfire ever in Cyprus
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Four people found dead in 'most destructive' wildfire ever in Cyprus

Jul 4th 2021, 10:59 AM 11,482 Views 4 Comments

A government minister said the blaze is the ‘most destructive’ in the eastern Mediterranean island’s history.

# wildfire - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Public urged to stay away as large wildfire continues to burn in Killarney National Park
# Kerry Wildfire
# Kerry Wildfire

Public urged to stay away as large wildfire continues to burn in Killarney National Park

Apr 24th 2021, 5:19 PM 30,464 Views 27 Comments
  • The fire brigade is currently at the scene alongside staff from the National Parks and Wildlife Service.
  • Emergency services have used a helicopter to douse the flames using water from a nearby lake.

# wildfire - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfire
# Perth
# Perth

Dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfire

Feb 2nd 2021, 8:50 AM 22,069 Views 6 Comments

One firefighter has been treated for smoke inhalation.

# wildfire - Friday 11 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 11th 2020, 7:36 AM 19,702 Views 12 Comments

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

# wildfire - Monday 7 September, 2020

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

Remote towns evacuated as California battles wildfires and heatwave

Updated Sep 7th 2020, 7:33 PM 54,880 Views 34 Comments

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

# wildfire - Saturday 22 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 22nd 2020, 6:30 PM 22,421 Views 3 Comments

Greece annually grapples wildfires during the dry summer season.

# wildfire - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 4th 2020, 7:24 AM 15,582 Views 10 Comments

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

# wildfire - Monday 3 August, 2020

Firefighters struggle to contain blaze in southern California
# APPLE FIRE
# APPLE FIRE

Firefighters struggle to contain blaze in southern California

Updated Aug 3rd 2020, 10:26 AM 33,834 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.

# wildfire - Sunday 19 January, 2020

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

Wildfires may permanently alter Australian landscape, scientists warn

Jan 19th 2020, 12:15 PM 17,760 Views 46 Comments

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

# wildfire - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 30th 2019, 8:54 AM 9,740 Views 6 Comments

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

# wildfire - Monday 28 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 28th 2019, 1:37 PM 11,102 Views 1 Comment

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

# wildfire - Monday 19 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 19th 2019, 8:47 AM 24,971 Views 7 Comments

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

# wildfire - Monday 12 August, 2019

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

Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people

Aug 12th 2019, 12:21 PM 29,760 Views 2 Comments

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

# wildfire - Monday 22 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:38 PM 6,915 Views 0 Comments

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

# wildfire - Friday 12 July, 2019

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

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires

Jul 12th 2019, 1:53 PM 13,411 Views 6 Comments

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

# wildfire - Saturday 29 June, 2019

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

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

Jun 29th 2019, 3:06 PM 19,418 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.

# wildfire - Friday 28 June, 2019

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees
# Europe Heatwave
# Europe Heatwave

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 1:39 PM 43,094 Views 52 Comments

Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.

# wildfire - Monday 25 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 25th 2019, 9:46 PM 39,373 Views 26 Comments

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

# wildfire - Friday 16 November, 2018

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

California wildfires: 63 dead, more than 600 missing

Nov 16th 2018, 7:11 AM 11,492 Views 6 Comments

At least 63 people have been confirmed dead so far.

# wildfire - Thursday 15 November, 2018

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

Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 people still missing

Nov 15th 2018, 8:58 AM 7,346 Views 2 Comments

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

# wildfire - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 14th 2018, 8:53 AM 12,665 Views 5 Comments

The death toll has now risen to 48.

# wildfire - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 13th 2018, 7:27 AM 10,871 Views 11 Comments

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

# wildfire - Friday 5 October, 2018

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

Fire in Bray destroys fleet of buses at special needs facility

Oct 5th 2018, 2:20 PM 16,731 Views 6 Comments

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

# wildfire - Saturday 18 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 18th 2018, 2:53 PM 50,545 Views 20 Comments

The smoke is visible on satellite imagery.

# wildfire - Thursday 26 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 26th 2018, 6:02 PM 14,700 Views 16 Comments

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

# wildfire - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties
# Hot Weather
# Hot Weather

Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties

Jul 5th 2018, 2:41 PM 20,665 Views 15 Comments

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

# wildfire - Sunday 1 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 1st 2018, 5:01 PM 7,768 Views 2 Comments

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

# wildfire - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides
# Homes Destroyed
# Homes Destroyed

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides

Jan 10th 2018, 7:15 AM 18,048 Views 6 Comments

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

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