Tag Archives: Wildfire

  • Massive forest fire in Greece still burning for 7th day

    Firefighters and residents battled a massive forest fire on Greece’s second largest island for a seventh day Monday, fighting to save what they can from flames that have decimated vast tracts of pristine forest, destroyed homes and business ...

  • More evacuations as massive fires rapidly expand in California

    A series of massive fires in northern and central California forced more evacuations as they quickly spread Thursday, sending plumes of smoke over the San Francisco area and dangerously affecting air quality. ...

  • Dalai Lama expresses sadness over devastating bushfires in Australia

    "I am very heartened by generous gestures of solidarity of the global community in their support for the well-being of all those affected. This is an example of the oneness of humanity and its compassionate nature." ...

  • Thousands trapped on Australian beaches by dangerous bushfires

    Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia’s east coast to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations. ...

  • Deadliest wildfires in California’s history kill 50, 130,000 acres of land ravaged

    Thousands of firefighters battled blazes in California, where at least 50 people have died from the raging wildfires, making them the deadliest fire disaster in the history of the US state. ...