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World - International
10/14/2021 3:59:55 PM
A building fire that raged out of control for hours overnight in a major city in southern Taiwan left 46 people dead and at least 41 others injured, authorities said Thursday.

World - Region
10/11/2021 1:52:00 PM
Firefighters in Lebanon put out a huge blaze that raged at a key fuel storage depot Monday to the relief of many in the country gripped by desperate energy shortages.

World - International
9/26/2021 7:52:12 PM
Firefighters were gaining the upper hand Sunday on a forest fire that displaced thousands of people and destroyed more than 100 buildings near Shasta Lake in Northern California.

World - International
9/21/2021 12:22:25 PM
Fire Service officials in Greece said Tuesday they have contained a wildfire that threatened homes and prompted overnight evacuations at a resort northeast of Athens

World - International
9/15/2021 6:14:34 PM
The firefighters said they were called to the house due to leaking gas that, however, exploded after their arrival

World - International
9/12/2021 7:31:48 PM
The thunderstorms dropped light rain to slightly dampen the drought-stricken north, fire officials said

World - International
9/4/2021 8:35:08 PM
'The incident continues to look better and better every day,' Tim Burton, an operations chief with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention, told firefighters at a Saturday briefing

World - International
8/23/2021 3:35:23 PM
Scores of firefighters battled to contain two new wildfires in Greece on Monday, as winds fanned the blazes and forced several villages and neighbourhoods to be evacuated

World - International
8/18/2021 10:06:25 AM
The Mediterranean basin has long faced seasonal wildfires linked to its dry and hot weather in the summer, but climate scientists warn they will become increasingly common because of man-made global warming

World - Region
8/17/2021 5:13:26 PM
Hot, dry weather and short winters in recent years have left the wooded hills near Jerusalem especially prone to wildfires. The blaze that began Sunday has cloaked Jerusalem in a pall of thick black smoke.

World - Region
8/16/2021 6:30:45 PM
Fires have flared this summer around the Mediterranean basin, including in Greece, Turkey, Algeria, and Morocco

World - International
8/16/2021 2:40:16 PM
Three settlements in the area were ordered evacuated, while the fire department sent dozens of firefighters, as well as six water-dropping planes and four helicopters. Local officials appealed to people not to approach the area

World - International
8/15/2021 9:03:08 PM
The US Forest Service said Friday it is operating in crisis mode, fully deploying firefighters and maxing out its support system

World - Region
8/14/2021 7:18:01 PM
The government has blamed arsonists and a blistering heatwave for dozens of blazes that have raged across the country's north since Monday and criticized authorities for failing to prepare for the annual phenomenon

World - International
8/13/2021 4:49:37 PM
Greece's fire department said four water-dropping aircraft and six helicopters were sent to control the new fire in central Evia, along with 23 firefighters and 10 vehicles

World - International
8/11/2021 10:23:44 AM
EU states and other countries have so far contributed 21 aircraft, 250 vehicles and more than 1,200 firefighters, some of whom were due to arrive by Friday

World - International
8/10/2021 1:45:00 PM
Nearly 900 firefighters, reinforced overnight with fresh arrivals from abroad, were deployed on the country's second largest island as major towns and resorts remained under threat

World - International
8/9/2021 4:23:18 PM
Firefighters and residents battled a massive forest fire on Greece’s second largest island for a seventh day, fighting to save what they can from flames that have decimated vast tracts of pristine forest

World - International
8/8/2021 4:35:31 PM
Pillars of billowing smoke and ash blocked out the sun above Greece's second-largest island and turned the sky orange as a days-old wildfire devoured pristine forests and triggered more evacuation alerts Sunday

World - International
8/7/2021 3:21:32 PM
Thousands of residents and vacationers in areas where fires broke out days ago have fled by land and by sea as firefighters and volunteers battled through the night

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