Spain says 'monster' fire under control after 7 days
A huge wildfire in southern Spain has been brought under control after it raged for seven days, killing a firefighter and forcing 2,600 people from their homes, regional officials said Tuesday.
Rain helps fight against 'monster' fire in Spain
Light rain gave some breathing room to crews struggling on Monday to battle a "monster"that has killed a firefighter and forced roughly 2,600 people from their homes.
Raging wildfire forces evacuation of major US tourist spot
Thousands of people were ordered to evacuate Monday as a huge wildfire loomed over a major US tourist spot, filling the air with choking smoke.
People evacuated as new wildfire hits Greek island
Scores of firefighters backed by water-dropping aircraft battled a forest fire that broke out early Monday on the southern part of Greece's Evia island, less than two weeks after an inferno decimated its northern part.
Firefighters bring northeastern Spain blaze under control
Firefighters brought a wildfire in a forest in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia under control Friday as scorching temperatures put most of the country at risk for blazes.
Greece counts cost as firefighters battle flare-ups
Nearly 900 firefighters were slowly bringing a wildfire under control that has raged for nine days on the Greek island of Evia, authorities said Wednesday, while fresh forces were deployed to fight a massive blaze on the Peloponnese peninsula.
Cyprus seeks Israel, EU help to fight wildfire
Cyprus on Saturday requested emergency assistance of planes from Israel and the EU to fight a wildfire fanned by strong winds and high temperatures that forced the evacuation of several villages.
Fire razes Katsina central market
Over 100 shops at the Katsina Central Market have been razed by the fire with several shops and wares burnt yesterday. The fire incident occurred a few minutes after 9:00 am