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Wildfires rampage in Greek forests, cut large island in half

Athens : Three large wildfires churned across Greece on Saturday, with one threatening whole towns and cutting a line across Evia, the country”s second-largest island, isolating its northern part. Others engulfed forested mountainsides and skirted ancient sites, leaving behind a trail of destruction that one official described as “a biblical ... Read More »

U.S.: Massive Wildfires in California Rage On

In United States, at least 11 people have died in the most destructive wildfires ripping through north and south California. More than 2.5 lakh people have been forced to flee their homes to avoid three major blazes in the state. Firefighters were powerless in stopping a wildfire destroying the northern ... Read More »

US: Nine people killed in California wildfires

Only a day after it began, the blaze near the town of Paradise had grown to nearly 110 square miles and was burning completely out of control. With fires also burning in Southern California , state officials put the total number of people forced from their homes at 157,000. Evacuation ... Read More »

Wilder wildfires ahead?

At roughly 415,000 acres, Northern California’s Mendocino Complex Fire is now the state’s largest recorded wildfire, surpassing the record held by Santa Barbara and Ventura counties’ Thomas Fire, which occurred less than a year before. Roughly 10 other large-scale conflagrations are threatening the state. And California is not yet even ... Read More »

New Mexico wildfires force hundreds to evacuate

The two fires, about 250 miles (400 km) apart in the drought-parched Four Corners region of the southwestern United States, have consumed nearly 32,000 acres (12,000 hectares) between them, officials said. The larger of the two, the so-called Ute Park Fire in Colfax County, New Mexico, was zero percent contained ... Read More »