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#Wildfires

# wildfires - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Fourth firefighter killed as wildfires rage in Spain and Portugal
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Fourth firefighter killed as wildfires rage in Spain and Portugal

Aug 27th 2013, 3:37 PM 5,784 Views 2 Comments

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
# Emergency

Yosemite fires cause tourists to flee national park

Aug 23rd 2013, 11:59 AM 6,318 Views 5 Comments

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
# Greece

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands

Jul 29th 2013, 10:10 AM 9,194 Views 4 Comments

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
# Warning
# Warning

Hotter planet will increase risk of wildfires

Jul 6th 2013, 5:30 PM 4,026 Views 29 Comments

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
# Australia
# Australia

PICS: Family jumps in sea to shelter from raging wildfires

Jan 9th 2013, 3:36 PM 14,331 Views 34 Comments

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
# Australia
# Australia

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters

Jan 9th 2013, 7:33 AM 4,023 Views 0 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

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

Jan 6th 2013, 8:00 PM 19,821 Views 9 Comments

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

# wildfires - Friday 31 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Friday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Friday

Aug 31st 2012, 7:58 PM 6,262 Views 0 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# wildfires - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

California wildfires force hundreds of evacuations
# California
# California

California wildfires force hundreds of evacuations

Aug 15th 2012, 9:57 PM 4,648 Views 2 Comments

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
# Wildfires

Firefighter killed as Spain battles deadly wildfires

Aug 13th 2012, 11:08 AM 3,118 Views 2 Comments

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
# Spain
# Spain

Three killed, 100 injured by Spanish wildfires

Jul 23rd 2012, 7:50 AM 2,950 Views 0 Comments

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

# wildfires - Friday 29 June, 2012

Houses reduced to ash in Colorado after fierce wildfires
# USA
# USA

Houses reduced to ash in Colorado after fierce wildfires

Jun 29th 2012, 2:48 PM 3,105 Views 0 Comments

At least 346 homes were destroyed in this week’s blaze.

# wildfires - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Dramatic photos of canyon wildfires as Colorado residents flee flames
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Dramatic photos of canyon wildfires as Colorado residents flee flames

Jun 27th 2012, 3:58 PM 4,748 Views 9 Comments

Thousands of residents have been forced from their homes as Waldo Canyon fire grows.

# wildfires - Monday 25 June, 2012

Thousands evacuated and 250 homes lost in Colorado wildfire (pics)
# Colorado
# Colorado

Thousands evacuated and 250 homes lost in Colorado wildfire (pics)

Jun 25th 2012, 10:01 AM 1,593 Views 3 Comments

Eight fires are now burning in Colorado as residents and tourists flee their homes.

# wildfires - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Utah governor issues firearms appeal over fires
# Stop Shooting
# Stop Shooting

Utah governor issues firearms appeal over fires

Jun 24th 2012, 1:58 PM 3,301 Views 2 Comments

Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes on Friday due to blaze officials say was accidentally sparked by target shooters.

# wildfires - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Dec 28th 2011, 6:50 PM 6,725 Views 6 Comments

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

# wildfires - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

Sep 6th 2011, 4:45 PM 899 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Thousands evacuated as Texan fire destroys almost 500 homes
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Thousands evacuated as Texan fire destroys almost 500 homes

Sep 6th 2011, 12:30 PM 1,347 Views 2 Comments

In photos: Wildfires fanned by strong winds continue to rage across some 25,000 acres, destroying land and homes in Texas.

# wildfires - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Wildfires strike Texas and Oklahoma
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Wildfires strike Texas and Oklahoma

Aug 31st 2011, 2:36 PM 159 Views 0 Comments

The fires occurred following dry weather and high temperatures and led to evacuations from homes.

# wildfires - Friday 1 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 1st 2011, 9:28 PM 807 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# wildfires - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Video, Photos: Arizona wildfires spreading towards New Mexico border
# US
# US

Video, Photos: Arizona wildfires spreading towards New Mexico border

Jun 11th 2011, 9:48 AM 254 Views 0 Comments

US officials are warning of a “serious potential health problem” due to high levels of smoke and soot in the air.

# wildfires - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Wildfires rage across eastern Russia
# Russia
# Russia

Wildfires rage across eastern Russia

May 24th 2011, 3:05 PM 206 Views 0 Comments

So far, 421 wildfires have been reported in eastern Russia over the past 24-hours – sparking fears of a repeat of last summer’s fires which killed dozens of people.

# wildfires - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Chief fire officers say geographical spread of wildfires were ‘unprecedented’
# Fires
# Fires

Chief fire officers say geographical spread of wildfires were ‘unprecedented’

May 3rd 2011, 2:59 PM 963 Views 0 Comments

Rain forecast for some afflicted areas in next 48 hours may help in battle as Clare Chief Fire Officer condemns those who set blazes deliberately.

# wildfires - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

In photos: Wildfires continue to rage in Texas
# Texas
# Texas

In photos: Wildfires continue to rage in Texas

Apr 20th 2011, 5:15 PM 580 Views 0 Comments

Around 150 homes and 150,000 acres destroyed by blaze which continues to burn in the north of the Lone Star State.

# wildfires - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Homeless man charged with arson as crews battle fierce wildfires in Texas
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Homeless man charged with arson as crews battle fierce wildfires in Texas

Apr 19th 2011, 7:35 PM 469 Views 0 Comments

The fires cover an area twice the size of the original estimate. A homeless man has been charged with arson after leaving a campfire unattended.

# wildfires - Monday 7 February, 2011

In photos: Australia's summer of disasters
# Australia
# Australia

In photos: Australia's summer of disasters

Feb 7th 2011, 11:57 AM 1,228 Views 0 Comments

Australia has been struck by tropical storms, heavy flooding and bushfires over the past two months.

# wildfires - Friday 3 September, 2010

6 killed in return of Russian wildfires
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

6 killed in return of Russian wildfires

Sep 3rd 2010, 1:40 PM 397 Views 0 Comments

Putin decides to extend grain export ban by several months.

# wildfires - Friday 13 August, 2010

Portugal fires
# Portugal Fires
# Portugal Fires

Portugal fires

Aug 13th 2010, 10:30 AM 109 Views 0 Comments

# wildfires - Monday 9 August, 2010

Moscow smog blamed for doubling death rate
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Moscow smog blamed for doubling death rate

Aug 9th 2010, 3:55 PM 137 Views 0 Comments

Fires causing air quality to seriously deteriorate.

# wildfires - Friday 6 August, 2010

Moscow update
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Moscow update

Aug 6th 2010, 5:40 PM 194 Views 0 Comments

Moscow: city of smog (photos)
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Moscow: city of smog (photos)

Aug 6th 2010, 1:12 PM 497 Views 0 Comments

Smoke from peat fires which rage outside Russia’s capital have covered the city in thick smog, but life carries on.

# wildfires - Thursday 5 August, 2010

Wildfires continue to ravage Russia
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Wildfires continue to ravage Russia

Aug 5th 2010, 2:48 PM 339 Views 0 Comments

And temperatures are still rising…

# wildfires - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

Sun fails to rise on city choked by smoke
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# Wildfires

Sun fails to rise on city choked by smoke

Aug 4th 2010, 3:41 PM 162 Views 0 Comments

Russia is still in throes of a heatwave – but residents of Moscow can’t see the sun.

# wildfires - Tuesday 3 August, 2010

"It was like being in hell..."
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

"It was like being in hell..."

Aug 3rd 2010, 1:49 PM 183 Views 0 Comments

Fierce wildfires continue to spread uncontrollably across Russia during the most intense heatwave in the country’s recorded history.