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World’s largest tree wrapped in fire-resistant blanket as California blaze creeps closer

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Firefighters have wrapped the base of the world’s largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning in California’s rugged Sierra Neva...

Spain wildfire: almost 1,000 emergency workers fighting blaze

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Almost 1,000 firefighters and emergency workers are battling one of the most intractable Spanish wildfires in recent years as the blaze rages for a sixth day, after devouring at least 7,400 hectares (18,285 acres) of ...

Fire-pit recipes: how to start a backyard blaze safely, and what to cook on it

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Usually, plenty of Australians would be starting to make plans for summer camping trips about now. Others would already be on them, having escaped the southern states for long soirees north where winter is little mor...

Caldor fire: changing winds offer hope as firefighters battle blaze near Lake Tahoe

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With winds finally turning in their favor, firefighters are throwing all their resources into boxing a California blaze burning mere miles from Lake Tahoe and neighboring Nevada. Three days of fiercely gusting winds h...

‘Pivotal day’: firefighters battle to head off Caldor blaze ahead of gusty winds

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Firefighters faced a critical day in efforts to prevent a huge California wildfire from reaching the Lake Tahoe resort region on Saturday, fearing that hot, gusty winds could fuel the stubborn blaze. The Caldor fire ...

Caldor fire: fear as raging blaze ‘knocks on the door’ of Lake Tahoe

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An explosive wildfire is raging south-west of Lake Tahoe, sparking concerns in the towns and resort communities near the famed alpine lake. The Caldor fire, just 9% contained, has become the nation’s number one priori...

Caldor fire continues to rage after winds fan northern California blaze

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A wildfire burning for a week in northern California continued to grow out of control on Sunday, as one of about a dozen big blazes in the drought-stricken state that have destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousa...

Caldor fire: crews prepare for high winds that could fan northern California blaze

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Crews were digging in and burning out fire lines amid fears that another round of high winds on Saturday could bring renewed fury to a northern California wildfire. “We have a firefight ahead of us and the wind today ...

California wildfire destroys multiple homes as state’s largest blaze intensifies

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Flames racing through rugged terrain in northern California destroyed multiple homes on Saturday as the state’s largest wildfire intensified and numerous other blazes battered the US west. The Dixie fire, which start...

Oregon blaze threatens 2,000 homes as new wildfires erupt in western states – video

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A swiftly spreading wildfire raged through drought-parched timber and brush in south-central Oregon for a ninth day on Wednesday, displacing hundreds of residents. The Bootleg fire - which has burned through more than...

Sixty wildfires rage across 10 US states – including blaze bigger than Portland

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Nearly 60 wildfires were burning across 10 states in the parched American west on Tuesday, with the largest, in Oregon, consuming an area nearly twice the size of Portland. The fires have torched homes and forced thou...

‘It’s a tornado’: firefighter captures blaze engulfing California town – video

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A firefighter battling the rapidly growing Beckwourth Complex wildfire in California recorded dramatic conditions near the small town of Doyle that forced the crew to take shelter inside a vehicle as wind and flames r...

California: strong winds form fire tornado during Tennant blaze – video

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Newly released footage of the Tennant fire in California, filmed on 29 June, shows a fire tornado near the Klamath national forest. Large wildfires can heat air so much that huge clouds develop. In strong winds, these...

Big Sur fire: hundreds of firefighters battle blaze raging in California

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Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire that erupted near Big Sur last week, as the flames continue to engulf the dry California landscape and threaten historical sites, cabins, and ranches. More than 2,400 ac...

‘It was scary’: resident describes escape from east London high-rise blaze

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Mariana Chaudhary, 34, lives at New Providence Wharf in east London. Her flat is on the eighth floor, where the fire broke out, and she was confronted by thick black smoke when she opened her front door on Friday morn...

Huge gorse blaze continues to burn in Mourne Mountains

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Firefighters in Northern Ireland are escalating their battle against a huge gorse fire in the Mourne Mountains. The blaze in the Slieve Donard area started in the early hours of Friday morning. Dramatic images of the...

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