Spain wildfire triggers more evacuations
Spanish authorities ordered the evacuation Sunday of around 40 people and closed four roads as a raging wildfire advanced in the centre of the country amid scorching temperatures. Police ordered residents to flee their homes outside the town of Villa del Prado some 65 kilometres (40 miles) southwest of Madrid as a precaution because of…
Spain wildfire out of control amid Europe heatwave
A forest fire in Spain raged out of control on Thursday amid a Europe-wide heatwave, devouring land despite the efforts of hundreds of firefighters who worked through the night, local authorities said.
California's deadliest wildfire finally tamed
The deadliest and most destructive fire in California's history was finally brought totally under control by firefighters, more than two weeks after it erupted, authorities said on Sunday. "#CampFire ... is now 100% contained," Cal Fire, the state fire authority, said in its latest bulletin on Twitter. The fire, which broke out on November 8,…
Miley Cyrus Breaks Social Media Silence
Award-winning singer and actress, Miley Cyrus has made a return to social media following the wildfire that has affected the home of many celebrities. Considering she wrote a song about Malibu, it’s no surprise that the city’s destruction by wildfires has absolutely devastated her. Taking to social media on November 11th, she wrote an emotional past,…
Twin blazes form California's largest ever wildfire
Two fires mercilessly roaring through northern California have grown so rapidly that they are now the largest ever to ravage the state, authorities said.
Firefighters gaining control of wildfire near Spain park
Firefighters aided by calmer winds were gaining control on Thursday of a wildfire near Spain's famous Estrecho natural park in the southwest of the country, an official said.
Thousands evacuate as California wildfires kill 10
More than a dozen fast-moving wildfires tearing through through California's wine country have killed at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes, authorities said Monday.
Wildfires rage in sweltering California forcing thousands to flee
Wildfires roared Sunday across much of California, forcing thousands to evacuate homes as the most populous US state sweltered in record heat and flames menaced thousands of structures.