Thousands evacuated on Spain's Tenerife as summer wildfire re-ignites
August's wildfire burned for days, destroying some 15,000 hectares (37,000 acres) of woodland within the national park surrounding the Mount Teide volcano, Spain's highest peak.
Scorched Europe battles deadly fires, Turkey shuts shipping lane
Authorities temporarily closed the Dardanelles Strait to shipping, creating a queue of about 100 cargo ships, to allow helicopters and planes to scoop up water to contain a forest fire in the area raging for a second day.
British Columbia lifts most travel restrictions as Canada wildfires ease
Canada is experiencing its worst wildfire season on record and more than 50,000 people, including the entire population of the Northwest Territories' capital Yellowknife, have been forced to flee their homes.
Greece discovers 18 charred bodies as southern Europe wildfires spread
Firefighters say they are investigating whether the bodies, found near a shack south of the village of Avantas, were migrants.
As fires rage in Canada, more residents prepare for evacuations
Forest fires are not uncommon in Canada, but the spread of blazes and disruptions underscore the severity of its worst wildfire season yet.
Thousands evacuated in raging wildfire on Spain's Tenerife island
Scorching heat and dry weather have contributed to unusually severe wildfires in Europe and western Canada.
Sailing coaches rescue 130 people stranded amid wildfire in Greece
The blazes, fanned by rising temperatures and strong winds, have killed five people, destroyed homes, farms and factories and scorched swathes of forest land since July 17.
After quake, Syria's northern coast ravaged by wildfires
Like other countries around the Mediterranean, Syria has been hit hard by wildfires this month, supercharged by strong winds and searing temperatures.
As wildfires rage in Greece, tourists flee and locals shelter
The Civil Protection authority warned the threat of further blazes was high in almost every part of Greece, which is in the grip of a record-breaking heatwave that has also seen archaeological sites close.
Indonesia sees rising wildfire risk amid dry weather conditions
The number of 'hotspots' recorded between July 17 and July 23 surged to 12,701 from 6,082, reports say.
Canadian wildfire smoke spreads, 100 million Americans under air-quality alerts
More than 100 million Americans were urged to limit prolonged outdoor activities, and, if needed, wear a mask if they suffer from pulmonary or respiratory diseases.
International help rolls in to fight persistent Canadian wildfires
Forest fires that have gathered strength over the last month have forced tens of thousands of people from their homes and sent a smoky haze billowing over a large swath of the US.
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