A funeral service was held on Tuesday in Sydney for a volunteer firefighter who died battling blazes in Australia.
A fire started on Monday night at London's KOKO club, a landmark of the city's nightlife, and was controlled by the London Fire Brigade.
Volunteer firefighters have been on the frontlines as roughly five million hectares of land have burned in Australia. Which countries have offered to help?
Catastrophic bushfires have turned swathes of land into smouldering, blackened landscapes and destroyed an area about the size of the island of Ireland, according to official figures, with authorities warning the disaster still has weeks or months to run.
Notre Dame de Paris, the beloved French cathedral, is not saved yet, the general overseeing the restoration of the landmark after the devastating April fire has said.
People are determined to keep going in the face of tragedy.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 23 people have now died in the wildfires so far this summer.
Firefighters were battling a bushfire in suburban Melbourne on Monday amid emergency warnings across the state of Victoria.
Helicopters battle raging bushfires in Australia
Firefighters urged residents to evacuate areas near Gospers Mountain as a bushfire that has razed almost 400,000 hectares approached residential areas
The devastating fire broke out early on Sunday morning.
A three-year drought has left much of the vast country tinder dry and in some areas, fire chiefs say they won't be able to put fires out without rain.
Protesters burned tyres and blocked some roads on November 24 in the southern city of Basra, preventing government employees from reaching offices
The fire department said no one had been injured and that all guests and employees had been counted.
A water-bombing helicopter crashed in Australia as it was being used to battle a forest fire west of Brisbane.
As many as 350 out of 600 animals on the reserve in New South Wales have been killed.
A massive fire broke out at a shopping complex in the Nigerian city of Lagos on Tuesday
The blaze engulfed the top section of a building in the popular Balogun Market
Goods were thrown out of windows to save stock while men on the roof of neighbouring buildings tried to put out the flames using buckets of water.
Fireworks might be pretty but they can have a unexpected environmental impact.
The fire broke out when a gas stove exploded as breakfast was being prepared on board. Safety regulations are often ignored in the overcrowded trains.
Officials say the fire broke out Thursday when some passengers were preparing breakfast on the speeding train in violation of rules.
Survivors welcome 'strong' inquiry report blaming combustible cladding for deadly London Grenfell Tower fire
Firefighters in northern California are attacking a massive wildfire burning in Sonoma County's wine country ahead of another major wind event forecast for Tuesday night.
A leaked report into the Grenfell fire criticises the London Fire Brigade for its response to the blaze.
It says fewer people would have died if the Brigade had not suffered "serious shortcomings."
Thousands of people in Los Angeles were ordered to evacuate after a fast-moving brush fire ignited early on Monday (October 28) morning near the Getty Center museum, the latest outbreak in a wildfire season that has caused disruption at both ends of California.
A portion of the roof collapsed after catching fire, firefighters said on Twitter.