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# wildfires - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Portugal prepares for fires as temperatures set to soar to 45 degrees
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Portugal prepares for fires as temperatures set to soar to 45 degrees

Jul 31st 2018, 10:06 AM 30,553 Views 12 Comments

The country is trying to avoid a repeat of last year’s deadly wildfires.

# wildfires - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Two children aged four and five among the latest victims to die in California wildfires
# Searches
# Searches

Two children aged four and five among the latest victims to die in California wildfires

Jul 29th 2018, 11:59 AM 11,632 Views 6 Comments

Some 38,000 people have been evacuated after the Carr Fire roared into the outskirts of Redding in Shasta County.

# wildfires - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings

Jul 28th 2018, 6:24 PM 17,986 Views 9 Comments

An official yesterday announced the death of a firefighter battling the inferno.

# wildfires - Friday 27 July, 2018

'There are testimonies': Serious signs arson started deadly Greek wildfires
# Mati
# Mati

'There are testimonies': Serious signs arson started deadly Greek wildfires

Jul 27th 2018, 7:14 AM 27,658 Views 24 Comments

At least 82 people, including an Irish citizen, were killed in the wildfires.

# wildfires - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Irishman who died in Greek wildfires praised for his 'no-nonsense, can-do' charity work
# RIP
# RIP

Irishman who died in Greek wildfires praised for his 'no-nonsense, can-do' charity work

Jul 26th 2018, 8:34 AM 29,626 Views 11 Comments

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp was on his honeymoon when he and his wife Zoe Holohan were caught in the fires.

# wildfires - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

79 dead and 187 injured: Rescuers search Greek towns after deadly wildfires
# National Tragedy
# National Tragedy

79 dead and 187 injured: Rescuers search Greek towns after deadly wildfires

Updated Jul 25th 2018, 7:15 PM 25,750 Views 11 Comments

An Irish couple are reported to have been caught up in the giant wildfires which broke out on Monday.

Irishman confirmed to have died in Greek wildfires
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Irishman confirmed to have died in Greek wildfires

Jul 25th 2018, 6:05 PM 109,038 Views 80 Comments

He has been named as Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp.

Irish newlyweds separated in Greek fires: 'He'd be the type to ensure Zoe was safe and go back to help others'
# Groom Missing
# Groom Missing

Irish newlyweds separated in Greek fires: 'He'd be the type to ensure Zoe was safe and go back to help others'

Jul 25th 2018, 1:26 PM 30,635 Views 4 Comments

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp married Zoe Holohan last Thursday and they had just gone on their honeymoon.

# wildfires - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Department of Foreign Affairs updates travel advice for Greece as Irish honeymoon couple caught up in wildfires
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Department of Foreign Affairs updates travel advice for Greece as Irish honeymoon couple caught up in wildfires

Updated Jul 24th 2018, 8:53 PM 50,907 Views 9 Comments

While the woman has since been hospitalised, the man remains missing.

Flames ravage Greek seaside as wildfires kill 74
# Athens
# Athens

Flames ravage Greek seaside as wildfires kill 74

Updated Jul 24th 2018, 6:40 PM 110,869 Views 35 Comments

Authorities said that 26 bodies were discovered at a seaside resort this morning.

# wildfires - Friday 6 July, 2018

'Severe safety risk': Public warned not to fly drones above wildfires
# Danger Danger
# Danger Danger

'Severe safety risk': Public warned not to fly drones above wildfires

Jul 6th 2018, 12:47 PM 10,378 Views 12 Comments

Yesterday marked the sixth consecutive day that the Defence Forces deployed the Air Corps to assist firefighting operations.

# wildfires - Saturday 13 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 13th 2018, 4:07 PM 8,054 Views 8 Comments

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

# wildfires - Thursday 4 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 4th 2018, 1:43 PM 13,739 Views 3 Comments

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

# wildfires - Thursday 7 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 7th 2017, 7:42 AM 13,683 Views 13 Comments

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

# wildfires - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

California struck by devastating wildfires as flames creep towards renowned art gallery
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

California struck by devastating wildfires as flames creep towards renowned art gallery

Dec 6th 2017, 3:45 PM 10,247 Views 0 Comments

The fire has been burning since Monday.

# wildfires - Monday 16 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 16th 2017, 2:57 PM 32,686 Views 3 Comments

A state of emergency has been declared in Portugal.

# wildfires - Sunday 15 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 15th 2017, 11:43 AM 16,039 Views 18 Comments

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

# wildfires - Friday 13 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 13th 2017, 7:28 AM 8,307 Views 8 Comments

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

# wildfires - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country
# Napa
# Napa

15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

Oct 11th 2017, 8:41 AM 10,822 Views 28 Comments

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

# wildfires - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'Everything, everything is gone': 10 dead and thousands evacuated in California wildfires
# Trail Of Destruction
# Trail Of Destruction

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

Oct 10th 2017, 7:52 AM 12,251 Views 7 Comments

A state of emergency has been declared in three counties.

# wildfires - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 12th 2017, 9:32 AM 28,962 Views 51 Comments

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

# wildfires - Thursday 27 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 27th 2017, 10:08 AM 8,613 Views 3 Comments

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

# wildfires - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 26th 2017, 8:13 AM 19,146 Views 2 Comments

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

# wildfires - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave
# Triple Digit Temperatures
# Triple Digit Temperatures

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

Jul 9th 2017, 11:05 AM 12,873 Views 8 Comments

Over 3,000 firefighters battled the blazes yesterday.

# wildfires - Monday 27 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 27th 2017, 2:37 PM 20,960 Views 20 Comments

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

# wildfires - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Photos: Raging wildfire engulfs California homes and film set
# Sand Fire
# Sand Fire

Photos: Raging wildfire engulfs California homes and film set

Jul 26th 2016, 8:52 AM 12,897 Views 3 Comments

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

# wildfires - Saturday 16 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 16th 2016, 9:30 AM 19,115 Views 12 Comments

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

# wildfires - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Alberta wildfires destroy 1,600 homes as 80,000 people forced to flee
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

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

May 5th 2016, 8:03 AM 14,098 Views 11 Comments

No fatalities have been reported.

# wildfires - Friday 29 April, 2016

19 wildfires reported across the country in just 10 days
# Damage To Wildlife
# Damage To Wildlife

19 wildfires reported across the country in just 10 days

Apr 29th 2016, 5:58 PM 18,571 Views 32 Comments

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

# wildfires - Monday 14 September, 2015

PHOTOS: Wildfires incinerate homes in California
# Lake County
# Lake County

PHOTOS: Wildfires incinerate homes in California

Sep 14th 2015, 5:27 PM 7,680 Views 0 Comments

At least one person has been killed.

# wildfires - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

PHOTOS: Thousands of firefighters battle "monster" California wildfire
# Raging Inferno
# Raging Inferno

PHOTOS: Thousands of firefighters battle "monster" California wildfire

Aug 5th 2015, 10:52 PM 11,606 Views 11 Comments

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

# wildfires - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

In pictures: Raging wildfires engulf homes in California
# Scorched
# Scorched

In pictures: Raging wildfires engulf homes in California

Sep 16th 2014, 7:22 PM 9,373 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate.

# wildfires - Monday 13 January, 2014

One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes

Jan 13th 2014, 7:26 PM 11,503 Views 10 Comments

The fire follows from other devastating fires last year.

# wildfires - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year
# Pics Of The Year
# Pics Of The Year

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year

Dec 24th 2013, 7:00 PM 54,874 Views 44 Comments

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

# wildfires - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:51 AM 8,627 Views 20 Comments

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

# wildfires - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Oct 22nd 2013, 8:48 AM 7,817 Views 13 Comments

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

Firefighters deliberately merge two blazes in Australia
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Firefighters deliberately merge two blazes in Australia

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:51 AM 10,568 Views 42 Comments

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

# wildfires - Monday 21 October, 2013

Reports of looting as Australian wildfires rage
# Australia
# Australia

Reports of looting as Australian wildfires rage

Oct 21st 2013, 8:46 PM 9,095 Views 7 Comments

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

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts
# Australia
# Australia

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts

Oct 21st 2013, 7:23 AM 7,677 Views 22 Comments

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

# wildfires - Friday 18 October, 2013

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales
# Bushfires
# Bushfires

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales

Oct 18th 2013, 3:45 PM 6,837 Views 11 Comments

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