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Watch: Chile's emergency services battle deadly forest fires
The death toll in forest fires raging through southern Chile has risen to 23, officials said Saturday.
Vegetation fire destroys hectares near French town Mouriès
In France's first major fire of the year, a blaze scorched about 130 hectares of land in the south of the country.
Chile's raging wildfires kill at least 13 people
At least 13 people have been reported dead as of Friday night, the result of the more than 150 wildfires burning across Chile in the midst of a scorching heat wave.
Wildfire damages cost €2 billion last year, says EU Commissioner
Janez Lenarčič, the European Commissioner for Crisis Management, called for increased financing in wildfire prevention this week arguing "€1 invested in wildfire prevention saves €2 in damage".
Fire ravages Chile's Vina del Mar seaside resort
Some 400 homes were damaged or destroyed and at least two people died as a result
Firefighters continue battling fire on Mount Kilimanjaro
A wildfire that officials thought was under control on Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, has reignited, according to Tanzanian officials
Forest fires: Nine member states now have new burned area records
For six of them, the records were shattered by large margins because the annual averages recorded between 2006 and 2021 were extremely low.
Easter Island fire causes "irreparable" damage to sacred moai statues
A fire on Easter Island has damaged many of its sacred moai statues, with some of the charring said to be "irreparable".
Two dead after helicopter crashes en route to Turkish wildfire
The aircraft was travelling to tackle a forest fire near the resort town of Marmaris.
Eleven acquitted of negligence over deadly 2017 wildfires in Portugal
At least 66 people died and 44 others were injured near the town of Pedrógão in June 2017.
France: 400 hectares burned in Saumos as firefighters battle to control blaze
French firefighters are battling a fire that has spread through at least 400 hectares of vegetation and forest in Saumos, Gironde and has forced residents to evacuate from their homes.
New wildfires rage in southwestern France amid record temperatures
The town of Saumos has been evacuated while around 1,000 hectares of land have been destroyed.
Fires ravage Brazil's Amazon rainforest
Fires rage in the Amazon rainforest, near Porto Velho, state of Rondonia, northern Brazil. Experts say the fires are caused mainly by illegal farmers, ranchers and speculators clearing land and torching the trees.
Region near Moscow declares state of emergency over forest fires
Smoke from the blazes in the Ryazan region reached Moscow last week.
Portugal wildfire imperils villages, Spain to declare natural disaster
While Portugal remains on alert over the risk of forest fires, Spain's PM says that the country has to prepare for more summers like this one and a "climate emergency".
Portuguese park fire under control but new heat wave expected
High temperatures, strong winds and severe drought helped fuel Portugal's biggest fire of the summer
EU wildfires burned an area nearly three times the size of Luxembourg
It's the biggest amount at this stage of the year since records began.
Smell of Portugal's forest fires reaches Madrid 400 kilometres away
The Spanish capital's emergency services received hundreds of calls about the smell of burning, while a satellite image shows a column of smoke spreading from Portugal.
Spanish firefighters battle10,000 hectares blaze
Firefighters continued to battle a blaze in the eastern coastal province of Alicante which has burned nearly 10,000 hectares and forced the evacuation of nearly 1,000 people.
Flames encroach on homes as fires force evacuations in Serra da Estrela
Fires in Serra da Estrela flared up on Monday, 15 August, in the area of Vale da Amoreira (Amoreira Valley), in the municipality of Manteigas (Guarda). A village and the campsite of Valhelhas, in the municipality of Guarda, had to be evacuated.