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# 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 30,387 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 22,047 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 19,670 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 54,841 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 22,362 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 15,564 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 33,822 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.

# 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 17,674 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 9,667 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 11,080 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 24,951 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 29,733 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 6,907 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 13,395 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 19,384 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 43,012 Views 51 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 39,331 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 11,468 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 7,336 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 12,656 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 10,858 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 16,713 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 50,530 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 14,679 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 20,631 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 7,757 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 18,033 Views 6 Comments

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

# wildfire - Friday 8 December, 2017

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

'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.

# wildfire - Saturday 14 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 14th 2017, 1:10 PM 6,515 Views 9 Comments

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

# wildfire - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

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

UFC star loses Olympic gold medal in California wildfires

Oct 11th 2017, 9:18 AM 8,057 Views 2 Comments

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

# wildfire - Friday 11 August, 2017

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

Residents evacuated as firefighters warn of worsening wildfires in Portugal

Aug 11th 2017, 7:11 AM 21,377 Views 13 Comments

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

# wildfire - Thursday 16 February, 2017

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

Hundreds evacuated as massive fire destroys homes in Christchurch

Feb 16th 2017, 7:41 AM 10,242 Views 11 Comments

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

# wildfire - Monday 5 September, 2016

Hundreds evacuated from popular Spanish resort as crews battle wildfire
# Costa Blanca
# Costa Blanca

Hundreds evacuated from popular Spanish resort as crews battle wildfire

Sep 5th 2016, 3:53 PM 31,853 Views 3 Comments

Officials suspect the fire was started deliberately.

# wildfire - Saturday 7 May, 2016

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

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.

# wildfire - Friday 6 May, 2016

The huge wildfire in Canada has grown more than ten times in size
# Force Of Nature
# Force Of Nature

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

May 6th 2016, 12:30 PM 15,233 Views 6 Comments

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

# wildfire - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

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

Entire city evacuated after wildfire burns homes to the ground

May 4th 2016, 9:22 AM 19,666 Views 12 Comments

It’s hit a location called Fort McMurray.

# wildfire - Monday 28 December, 2015

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

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.

# wildfire - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

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

WATCH: Family films terrifying escape from wildfire

Sep 15th 2015, 10:25 PM 7,942 Views 9 Comments

The left more than four hours after the evacuation order.

# wildfire - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

11 people have been prosecuted for starting wildfires in recent years
# Fire Starter
# Fire Starter

11 people have been prosecuted for starting wildfires in recent years

May 5th 2015, 6:20 AM 8,629 Views 9 Comments

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

# wildfire - Monday 20 April, 2015

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

Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours

Apr 20th 2015, 1:54 PM 11,578 Views 9 Comments

The fire was brought under control by midnight last night.

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