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As winds surge, new wildfire ignites near Reagan Library outside Los Angeles

As winds surge, new wildfire ignites near Reagan Library outside Los Angeles

A fresh wildfire ignited near the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library outside Los Angeles on Wednesday as extraordinarily dry, prolonged Santa Ana winds whipped through the region

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted

More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines that allowed thousands of residents under evacuation orders ...

Chinese firefighters contain forest fire after 30 dead

Chinese firefighters contain forest fire after 30 dead

Firefighters in southwest China contained a forest blaze on Tuesday after it claimed the lives of 27 firefighters and three others, local officials said.

Ocado denies robots moving when firefighters tackled warehouse blaze

Ocado denies robots moving when firefighters tackled warehouse blaze

British online supermarket Ocado has denied robots were moving around its flagship complex at Andover in southern England when firefighters tackled a fire last week that wiped 1 billion pounds ...

Crews fight to outflank raging northern California wildfire

Crews fight to outflank raging northern California wildfire

Firefighters battled on Saturday to outflank a wildfire that has forced the closure of an interstate highway in northern California.

Greek passenger ferry docks at Piraeus port after fire

Greek passenger ferry docks at Piraeus port after fire

A passenger ferry with 1,016 people onboard returned safely to the port of Piraeus in the early hours on Wednesday after it reported a fire while en route to Crete.

Firefighters tackle large blaze outside Asian Games venue

Firefighters tackle large blaze outside Asian Games venue

Helicopters scooped up water to douse the flames in fields bordering the sports complex while dozens of firefighters on the ground helped extinguish the blaze.

Over 100 large wildfires in US as new blazes erupt

Over 100 large wildfires in US as new blazes erupt

More than 30,000 personnel, including firefighters from across the United States and nearly 140 from Australia and New Zealand, are battling the blazes.

Portugal puts out Algarve fire, firefighters keep vigil

Portugal puts out Algarve fire, firefighters keep vigil

Europe's biggest wildfire this year forced nearly 300 people to leave their homes but nobody died.

Aggressive wildfire threatens homes in California city

Aggressive wildfire threatens homes in California city

The fire, which was 5% contained, was being fuelled by dry brush covering steep terrain and stoked by erratic wind gusts during the night.

Portugal wildfires rage along smouldering stretch of Algarve

Portugal wildfires rage along smouldering stretch of Algarve

Wildfires blazed along a smouldering stretch of Portugal's Algarve Thursday, as hundreds of firefighters battled to control flames that have menaced the popular tourist region for a week.

Firefighters gain on deadly California wildfire

Firefighters gain on deadly California wildfire

More of the tens of thousands of Northern California residents who fled a deadly wildfire were awaiting permission to return to their homes on Wednesday.