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Forest areas of New Zealand on fire
New Zealand wildfire expected to burn for weeks.
11 Feb 2019 6:13 PM
Wildfire destroys 4 acres estate land near Coonoor
As the frost in winter dries up the sap of the plants and there is dry weather, plants become prone to forest fires.
23 Jan 2019 1:43 AM
Technology playing an increasing role in wildfire fights
Firefighters count on accurate data from satellites and heat-sensing instruments to chart the size, location and direction of a fire.
17 Sep 2018 9:12 AM
How tiny particles have big impact on storms
A new study's findings will help us better understand the physical mechanisms of cloud development and severe storm formation.
28 Jan 2018 3:02 PM
Out-of-control California wildfire destroys hundreds of homes
The blaze, dubbed the Thomas Fire, broke out on Monday evening in the foothills above Ventura.
06 Dec 2017 11:26 AM
La Nina contributes to wildfire threat in mid-South, Plains
"It's dramatically dry earlier in the season," which typically would not begin experiencing such weather until January.
04 Dec 2017 10:27 AM
At least 10 dead as fires rage in California wine country
The fire area covered more than 100 square miles (160 square kilometers) over eight counties.
10 Oct 2017 12:49 PM
Modern fire-fight tools reach Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
Five permanent watch towers and 25 anti-poaching camps also were utilised for coordinating the firefighting.
08 Mar 2017 6:36 AM
Wildfire threat looms large in Kerala
500 sq km of the total forest area is mapped as high-risk this year.
28 Feb 2017 2:05 AM
Avert wildfire threat in Wayanad: Greens
Wildfires have already devoured thousands of acres in Western Ghats recently.
24 Feb 2017 6:47 AM
Wildfire razes homes in New Zealand
About 1,000 people had been evacuated and, with winds forecast to pick up and fan the flames.
16 Feb 2017 10:43 AM
California heat wave intensifies wildfire threatening homes
The fire started on vegetation and quickly spread to a row of Eucalyptus trees lining Highway 101 in Petaluma, California.
28 Sep 2016 9:19 AM
Spanish wildfire forces 1,000 from their homes near Valencia
Authorities said more than 200 firefighters with 65 vehicles were deployed.
05 Sep 2016 3:29 PM
Indonesian officials taken hostage during forest fire probe
Fires are set every year on Sumatra and the Indonesian part of Borneo island to make way for palm oil and pulpwood plantations.
05 Sep 2016 2:57 PM
More Californians refusing to evacuate despite fire danger
Only about half of the more than 4,500 residents of Wrightwood heeded evacuation orders this week.
19 Aug 2016 12:07 PM
Man arrested for starting raging wildfire in California
The massive wildfire in northern California has destroyed 175 buildings and forced thousands to flee to safety.
16 Aug 2016 1:11 PM
Portugal, Spain try to stamp out wildfires after deadly week
Stoked by winds and high temperatures, the wildfires have killed at least four people in Portugal and one in Spain over the last week.
15 Aug 2016 8:46 PM
Thousands flee homes due to California fires
The so-called Clayton Fire was burning through 3,000 acres (1,200 hectares), with 1,044 personnel fighting the blaze.
15 Aug 2016 4:48 PM
Northern California wildfire forces 4,000 to evacuate
Officials confirmed 10 homes were burned, although eyewitnesses could see many more.
15 Aug 2016 1:18 PM
Firefighters bringing blazes under control in Portugal, France
On Friday nearly 1,400 firefighters continued to battle some six major fires in northern Portugal.
12 Aug 2016 6:16 PM
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