• 11 Nov 2018

    The death toll of the wild fire in Paradise in northern California has risen to 23, making it one of the deadliest fires in the state’s history. Two people have also died in a separate fire to the south near Los Angeles. Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated and thousands of homes destroyed…

  • 10 Nov 2018

    Three wildfires across California have caused massive destruction and claimed at least nine lives in the north of the state.

  • 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…