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# wildfires - Saturday 13 January, 2018

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.

# wildfires - Thursday 4 January, 2018

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.

# wildfires - Thursday 7 December, 2017

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.

# wildfires - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

# wildfires - Monday 16 October, 2017

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

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

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

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

# wildfires - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

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

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

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

“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

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

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 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.

# wildfires - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

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.

# wildfires - Saturday 16 July, 2016

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

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

No fatalities have been reported.

# wildfires - Friday 29 April, 2016

19 wildfires reported across the country in just 10 days

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 This post contains images

PHOTOS: Wildfires incinerate homes in California

At least one person has been killed.

# wildfires - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

PHOTOS: Thousands of firefighters battle "monster" California wildfire

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

Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate.

# wildfires - Monday 13 January, 2014

One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes

The fire follows from other devastating fires last year.

# wildfires - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year

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

# wildfires - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

# wildfires - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

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.

# wildfires - Monday 21 October, 2013

Reports of looting as Australian wildfires rage

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

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.

# wildfires - Friday 18 October, 2013

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.

# wildfires - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Fourth firefighter killed as wildfires rage in Spain and Portugal

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

# wildfires - Friday 23 August, 2013

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.

# wildfires - Monday 29 July, 2013

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.

# wildfires - Saturday 6 July, 2013

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.

# wildfires - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

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.

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.

# wildfires - Sunday 6 January, 2013

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

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

# wildfires - Friday 31 August, 2012

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The Evening Fix: Friday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# wildfires - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

California wildfires force hundreds of evacuations

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

# wildfires - Monday 13 August, 2012

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.

# wildfires - Monday 23 July, 2012

Three killed, 100 injured by Spanish wildfires

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