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Meer as 700 firefighters battling wildfire spreading along California coast

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The main highway in southern California’s coastal mountains remained closed on Wednesday and evacuation orders were in place as a growing wildfire chewed through dry vegetation in the region. Meer as 760 firefighter...

Why the American west’s ‘wildfire season’ is a thing of the past – visualized

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It’s only October, en 2021 has already been a horrendous year for wildfires in the American west. The Dixie fire leveled the town of Greenville. The Caldor fire forced the evacuation of tens of thousands in Lake Taho...

Kalifornië: firefighters hope cooling temperatures will aid wildfire battle

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Firefighters hope shifting winds and cooling temperatures will aid efforts to battle a wildfire in a forest in far northern California that has displaced thousands and burned at least 100 structures. Authorities have...

Fresh California wildfire prompts evacuations as forest blazes grow

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A fresh wildfire in northern California spread rapidly on Thursday, burning homes and prompting evacuation orders in a rural community in Shasta county. Intussen, two big forest blazes in the heart of California’s gi...

Global wildfire carbon dioxide emissions at record high, data shows

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August was another record month for global wildfire emissions, according to new satellite data that highlights how tinderbox conditions are widening across the world as a result of the climate crisis. The Copernicus A...

Spain wildfire: almost 1,000 emergency workers fighting blaze

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Amper 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) van ...

Málaga wildfire causes evacuation of 940 people and claims life of firefighter

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A worsening wildfire that kept advancing through forest land and prompted the evacuation of nearly 1,000 residents has claimed the life of one firefighter, authorities in southern Spain said late on Thursday. The blaz...

Wildfire review – savagely powerful Irish border drama

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This story of two sisters, torn apart by family tragedy but drawn together by a bond deeper than anything the local gossips can understand, is also a tale of blurred boundaries. The line between Lauren (Nora-Jane Noon...

Wildfire review – potent Irish drama about the legacy of violence

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Two fiercely committed performances are the bedrock of this drama from writer-director Cathy Brady. Nora-Jane Noone plays Lauren, who lives near the Northern Irish border with her partner, and works in a vast Amazon-s...

Lake Tahoe ski resort uses snow-making machines to fight wildfire

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As the flames of California’s Caldor fire approached a popular Lake Tahoe-area ski resort, staff used every tool they could to protect the property, including snowmaking equipment. Staff at Sierra-at-Tahoe spent days ...

Breathing toxic wildfire smoke during pregnancy increases risk of premature birth, studie bevind

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As California wildfires continue to rage and the Lake Tahoe area faces some of the highest air pollution levels in the world, a new study has found that breathing wildfire smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of ...

Wildfire sweeps through California mobile home park

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A wildfire swept through a northern California mobile home park, leaving dozens of homes in ashes and injuring at least one resident. Driven by high winds, the grass fire tore through dozens of mobile homes in Lake co...

Surging wildfire tears through northern California town and threatens others

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Critically dangerous fire weather was forecast across northern California from Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday evening, threatening to intensify several large blazes and increasing the risk of new ones, as a small ru...

Wildfire smoke has caused rise in Covid infections and deaths, studie bevind

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Pollutants in smoke billowing from huge wildfires in the west of America have probably caused an increase in Covid-19 infections and deaths across several US states, nuwe navorsing gevind het. Last year more than 10m acr...

Wildfire smoke in Siberia causes ‘stay at home’ instruction

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The leader of a Siberian region has declared Friday a non-working day and urged residents to stay at home as smoke from raging forest fires raised health concerns. Aisen Nikolayev, the head of Yakutia, Russia’s larges...

Eulogy for Greenville, my beautiful hometown lost to wildfire

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My defiantly quirky, beautiful adopted hometown turned into a ghost town last night. There are so many things I could tell you about Greenville. There were over a thousand people and change, though the population sign...

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