• 3 Jul 2018

    The ground temperature has soared to 500 degrees Celsius, hot enough to melt tyres, as hundreds of firefighters and soldiers continue to battle the wildfires still raging across the Lancashire moors. One fire chief described the scene as like an “apocalypse”. Crews from around the country have joined forces, including helicopters dropping thousands of litres…

  • 2 Jul 2018

    There’s been a massive firefighting operation, including helicopers, at moorland in Lancashire, which has been burning all weekend.

  • 8 Dec 2017

    Nearly 200 thousand people have been evacuated from their homes  and President Trump has declared a state of emergency in California, as wildfires continue to burn across the State.

  • 25 Jul 2017

    Southern Europe is still sweltering in the grip of a heatwave, which has sparked wildfires in the south of France and Corsica, near popular tourist spots along the Cote d’Azur. Thousands of firefighters have also been battling blazes in Portugal, while Italy’s drought is so severe that the Pope has shut down the Vatican’s historic…