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Donald Trump pledges support in fighting California wildfires

Donald Trump pledges support in fighting California wildfires

United States President Donald Trump has said that the federal government will stand with the people of California after the devastating wildfires blazing through the region claimed 15 lives.

Oct 11, 2017, 06:41 AM IST

Over 100 people evacuated in Portugal as wildfire rages

According to the National Authority for Civil Protection (ProCiv), 970 firefighters, 260 fire trucks and 15 airplanes were deployed to combat the flames, reports Efe news.

 

Aug 17, 2017, 17:36 PM IST

After four days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

A wildfire that killed 64 people last weekend has been brought under control, Portuguese authorities said on Wednesday as a minute of silence was held in memory of victims of the country's deadliest natural disaster in decades.

Jun 21, 2017, 23:41 PM IST

Fire continues to rage in Mount Abu for fourth day

The wildfire that broke out at Mount Abu continued to blaze at scattered places in the region on the fourth day on Monday.

Apr 17, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

Hundreds evacuated after wildfire in Oklahoma in US

Red flag warnings have been issued for western Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle and parts of West Texas.

Feb 13, 2017, 08:24 AM IST
Disasters cost world economy $71 billion in first half of 2016: Swiss Re

Disasters cost world economy $71 billion in first half of 2016: Swiss Re

From earthquakes in Japan to wildfires in Canada, disasters cost the world economy $71 billion (62 billion euros) in the first half of the year, reinsurer Swiss Re said on Thursday.

Aug 18, 2016, 19:12 PM IST

Southern France battles bush fires as 1,000 evacuated

France mobilised 1,500 firefighters on Wednesday to tackle wildfires in countryside north of Marseille that have gutted buildings and forced more than 1,000 people to flee their homes.

Aug 11, 2016, 09:04 AM IST
California's Soberanes Fire seen from space by NASA's Aqua satellite – See pic!

California's Soberanes Fire seen from space by NASA's Aqua satellite – See pic!

This natural-color satellite image was taken by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument that flies aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite, says NASA.

Aug 10, 2016, 10:07 AM IST
California wildfire spreads to over 11,000 acres

California wildfire spreads to over 11,000 acres

Wildfire fuelled by high heat has so far spread across at least 11,000 acres in California`s Santa Clarita Valley area, fire officials said.

Jul 24, 2016, 09:03 AM IST

Two killed, 100 homes destroyed by fast-moving California wildfire

A fast-moving central California wildfire that more than doubled in size on Friday has killed two people and destroyed 100 structures, authorities said.

Jun 25, 2016, 03:47 AM IST

Canada wildfire remains out of control!

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May 09, 2016, 12:48 PM IST
Airlift for thousands trapped by Canada wildfires

Airlift for thousands trapped by Canada wildfires

Canada on Thursday began airlifting to safety up to 25,000 people from the city of Fort McMurray forced from their homes by raging forest fires in Alberta`s oil sands region.

May 06, 2016, 09:40 AM IST

California wildfire ''selfie'' arsonist get 20 years, $60 million fine

Wayne Allen Huntsman admitted to three counts of arson to forest land with enhancements for causing injury to firefighters and destruction of property.

Apr 09, 2016, 10:35 AM IST

More than 1,400 homes destroyed in California fires

More than 1,400 homes have been destroyed in two of the biggest wildfires currently burning in California, officials said Sunday, making them among the worst ever in the state.

Sep 21, 2015, 00:31 AM IST

Wildfires threaten California`s treasured Sequoias

Wildfires sweeping across California are threatening the US state`s famed Sequoia trees, with firefighters scrambling to protect the national treasures.

Sep 16, 2015, 02:24 AM IST

At least 400 California homes consumed by fire, toll seen climbing

A Northern California wildfire ranked as the most destructive to hit the drought-stricken U.S. West this year has claimed one life and burned at least 400 homes to the ground, fire officials reported on Monday, saying they expected the property toll to climb.

Sep 15, 2015, 02:23 AM IST

Thousands flee California wildfire as homes go up in flames

A swiftly spreading wildfire destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of residents to flee as it roared unchecked through the northern California village of Middletown and nearby communities, fire officials said on Sunday.

Sep 14, 2015, 10:56 AM IST
Spain wildfire forces more evacuations

Spain wildfire forces more evacuations

A wildfire that officials suspect was started deliberately forced the evacuation of a third town in western Spain on Saturday, officials said.

Aug 08, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Spain wildfire forces evacuation of 1,400 people

A wildfire raging in western Spain on Friday forced the evacuation of 1,400 people from towns and campsites, officials said.

Aug 08, 2015, 02:53 AM IST

California brings in reinforcements to fight wildfires

Crews battling 23 tenacious wildfires in drought-stricken California rushed in reinforcements on Tuesday and girded for weather that could ignite more blazes.

Aug 04, 2015, 23:22 PM IST