"The relevant authorities, including the diocese... neglected to assist residents, visitors and workers, allowing them to be exposed to the toxic fallout," the NGO said in its lawsuit.
How is Mati coping one year after devastating wildfires?
A significant award for his contribution to the victims of the devastating wildfire at Mati region on 23rd July 2018, received Mr. Marios Iliopoulos
A massive fire stretching 25 km has been raging through the night between the central Portuguese boroughs of Vila de Rei and Mação.
At least 33 people have been killed and 10 are in a critical condition after a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto.
Several feared dead in fire at Japan animation studio
Firefighters are battling an enormous fire that has engulfed an electricity power station in Mytishchi.
At least 40% of wildfires are started because of negligence. Another 26% are criminal.
A wildfire in the Tarragona area region of Catalonia covered around 10,000 acres on Thursday (June 27) morning and firefighters warned that the blaze may spread by up to 50,000 acres as the heat wave fuels the flames in coming days.
The Copernicus' fire danger forecast also shows that the risk of wildfires is currently particularly acute in the areas impacted by a heatwave.
Three people died and one person is gravely injured after a building went up in flames in the early hours of Saturday morning in Paris' XIe arrondissement.
Commemorations are taking place in London to mark the two-year anniversary of a deadly apartment block blaze.
Around 100 firefighers called to a major fire on Sunday at a block of flats at Barking in East London
A fire broke out on the upper floors of an under-construction building in the Polish capital Warsaw on Friday night.
A young man was forced to escape from his room and seek safety on a cornice when a fire ripped through his building in Rome.
A young man was forced to escape from his room and seek safety on a cornice when a fire ripped through his building in Rome on Wednesday.
Some ideas are serious, some are crazy, but architects are responding to the challenge of an international design competition to rebuild Notre-Dame de Paris.
Famed for being featured in AA Milnes' Winnie the Pooh tales, Ashdown forest was devastated by a blaze on Sunday night.
Hindu devotees gathered at the temple of warrior goddess Durga Parameshwari on Sunday (April 21) to throw burning torches at each other for an annual fire festival
The choir at Notre Dame Cathedral are defiant despite last week's fire.
Parisians held Easter mass at the smaller Saint-Eustache catholic church after Notre-Dame was devastated in a fire on Monday.
Firefighters who battled the Notre-Dame blaze were honoured at the Elysee Palace on Thursday (April 18).
Notre Dame fire: What was lost, what was saved, what we don't know
Parisian Catholics came together on Tuesday night to sing hymns and to march in tribute to the Notre-Dame cathedral, which was devastated by a fire on Monday.
Here's our selection of the best images.
Click and swipe the central line across the image below to explore how the blaze has altered the appearance of the 12th century structure.