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Wildfires rage in Australia

An out-of-control wildfire near Queanbeyan in Australia has destroyed at least 15 homes.

An out-of-control wildfire near Queanbeyan in Australia has destroyed at least 15 homes.

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Australian firefighters battle bushfires in New South Wales

In what has been described as the worst conditions for fire in the state’s history, rural firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales on Sunday were battling close to 80 out-of-control…

In what has been described as the worst conditions for fire in the state’s history, rural firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales on Sunday were battling close to 80 out-of-control…

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Australia: Wildfires rage in New South Wales heatwave

Despite desperate efforts by emergency crews, dozens of wildfires are raging in the Australian state of New South Wales, amid extreme heat and strong winds.

Despite desperate efforts by emergency crews, dozens of wildfires are raging in the Australian state of New South Wales, amid extreme heat and strong winds.

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Russian plane combats forest fires in Chile

At least 800 families were evacuated from the small town of Dichato along the Chilean coast on Monday, after a menacing fire was reported in the afternoon.

At least 800 families were evacuated from the small town of Dichato along the Chilean coast on Monday, after a menacing fire was reported in the afternoon.

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Chile wildfires rage on

Chilean firefighters are still fighting hard against raging forest fires, described as the worst in the country’s history.

Chilean firefighters are still fighting hard against raging forest fires, described as the worst in the country’s history.

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Chile wildfires: at least 11 dead

At least 11 people are now reported to have died in Chile, following wildfires which have been described as the worst in the country’s history Many of those killed are firefighters battling more than

At least 11 people are now reported to have died in Chile, following wildfires which have been described as the worst in the country’s history Many of those killed are firefighters battling more than

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Deadly wildfires in Chile destroy entire town

An entire town has been completely destroyed by flames, as the worst wildfires in Chile’s modern history continue to consume large swathes of the country.

An entire town has been completely destroyed by flames, as the worst wildfires in Chile’s modern history continue to consume large swathes of the country.

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Firefighters in Dubai to use jetpacks

Dubai’s civil defence force showcased their futuristic new fire-fighting tools on January 20, which included a water-powered jetpack.

Dubai’s civil defence force showcased their futuristic new fire-fighting tools on January 20, which included a water-powered jetpack.

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Valparaiso counts the cost

Residents have begun assessing the extent of the damage from a wildfire that swept over the hills outside the Chilean port city.

Residents have begun assessing the extent of the damage from a wildfire that swept over the hills outside the Chilean port city.

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Watch: Firefighter resuscitates dog using mouth-to-mouth and CPR

After a fire broke out at a block of flats in Pitesti, Romania, last Friday, December 9, one firefighter took it upon himself to resuscitate a dog that had collapsed due to smoke…

After a fire broke out at a block of flats in Pitesti, Romania, last Friday, December 9, one firefighter took it upon himself to resuscitate a dog that had collapsed due to smoke…

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Many dead in Bangladesh factory fire

Police and eyewitnesses says dozens have been taken to hospital. Firefighters are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.

Police and eyewitnesses says dozens have been taken to hospital. Firefighters are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.

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Residents evacuated from Algarve villages

People have been evacuated from three villages in the Algarve region in southern Portugal, including a holiday resort, as hundreds of firefighters continued to battle wildfires across the country on…

People have been evacuated from three villages in the Algarve region in southern Portugal, including a holiday resort, as hundreds of firefighters continued to battle wildfires across the country on…

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'The flames are 7 metres high', wildfires rage in Spain and Portugal

Thousands of firefighters in Spain and Portugal are battling blazes, as officials hope for a change in the weather to stop the spread of the flames.

Thousands of firefighters in Spain and Portugal are battling blazes, as officials hope for a change in the weather to stop the spread of the flames.

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Spain: Wildfires rage on the Costa Blanca

Three separate wildfires, which authorities say were started deliberately, have been raging along Spain's Costa Blanca since Sunday, aggravated by soaring temperatures and strong winds.

Three separate wildfires, which authorities say were started deliberately, have been raging along Spain's Costa Blanca since Sunday, aggravated by soaring temperatures and strong winds.

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Firefighters gain ground against Southern California wildfire

Firefighters in Southern California have been gaining ground against a wildfire in a mountain pass that has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their…

Firefighters in Southern California have been gaining ground against a wildfire in a mountain pass that has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their…

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Southern California firefighters making progress against worst blaze

Firefighters in southern California say they are starting to get on top of the huge Blue Cut wildfire that has destroyed many buildings and forced over 80,000 people to flee their homes.

Firefighters in southern California say they are starting to get on top of the huge Blue Cut wildfire that has destroyed many buildings and forced over 80,000 people to flee their homes.

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Wildfire rages unchecked in California

Hundreds of firefighters are battling a rapidly-spreading wildfire raging unchecked in drought-stricken San Bernardino County.

Hundreds of firefighters are battling a rapidly-spreading wildfire raging unchecked in drought-stricken San Bernardino County.

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North California fire: man arrested for arson

Firefighters in Northern California are continuing to battle a blaze that has destroyed at least 175 homes and businesses and forced 4,000 people to flee their…

Firefighters in Northern California are continuing to battle a blaze that has destroyed at least 175 homes and businesses and forced 4,000 people to flee their…

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Wildfire destroys scores of homes in Northern California

A wildfire which spread into a small Northern California town over the weekend has destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses.

A wildfire which spread into a small Northern California town over the weekend has destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses.