A harrowing video released by firefighters in New South Wales shows how dangerously fast a bushfire can spread.
They were demanding better working conditions.
Firefighters from across France have joined the protest in Paris to call for better working conditions and a raise in risk pay.
Sydney's iconic opera house was illuminated in tribute to those battling wildfires as the blazes claimed the life of a professional firefighter
A funeral service was held on Tuesday in Sydney for a volunteer firefighter who died battling blazes in Australia.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 23 people have now died in the wildfires so far this summer.
The footage was recorded as the flames moved in on the Australian firefighters.
A giant wall of smoke and flames hovers over the Melbourne suburb of Cranbourne, as Australia endures one of the worst days of its months-long bushfire crisis.
Firefighters were battling a bushfire in suburban Melbourne on Monday amid emergency warnings across the state of Victoria.
Heat-related illnesses are depleting crews across southern Australia.
A brief period of milder conditions are giving South Australia's Country Fire Service a chance at bringing a 25,000-hectare blaze to heel.
New South Wales where Sydney lies remains under a state of emergency as around 2000 firefighters struggle to limit around 100 wildfires.
But there's no way to put them out completely, only rain could do that.
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.
A water-bombing helicopter crashed in Australia as it was being used to battle a forest fire west of Brisbane.
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.
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."
A portion of the roof collapsed after catching fire, firefighters said on Twitter.
In order to prevent him from falling, the rescuers quickly fastened a security rope around his chest, while residents from the building held out quilt below.
A large fire at a French chemicals factory in the northern city of Rouen has been completely extinguished, local authorities said, adding that there were no reported deaths at this stage.
Fire, ambulance and police departments from across Europe have got involved.
Major blaze rips through block of flats in Worcester Park, southwest London
A massive fire stretching 25 km has been raging through the night between the central Portuguese boroughs of Vila de Rei and Mação.
Firefighters are battling an enormous fire that has engulfed an electricity power station in Mytishchi.
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.
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.