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‘We went through hell’: friends taking food to firemen find road blocked by Turkish wildfire – video

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When restaurant owner Murat Aktan and his friends hit the road to take hot meals to firefighters battling wildfires in the Turkish Mediterranean town of Manavgat on Thursday evening, they had no idea of the ordeal whi...

‘Lytton is gone’: wildfire tears through village after record-breaking heat

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After three days of unrelenting heat, the people in the British Columbia village of Lytton were hoping for a modest respite. Temperatures which had shattered longstanding national records – at one point reaching a bli...

‘My heart is crushed’: US’s largest wildfire levels beloved California town

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As hot, bone-dry, gusty weather scorched much of California this week, the US’s largest wildfire raged through a beloved Gold Rush-era mountain town, reducing much of the downtown and surrounding homes to ashes. Gree...

‘This is not typical’: Arizona wildfire fighters brace for threat ‘on steroids’

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Firefighters working to keep more homes from burning on the edge of a mountain town in northern Arizona were treated to scattered showers and cooler temperatures early on Friday, but the favorable weather was not expe...

‘Turning the dial up’: US south-west braces for extended wildfire season amid drastic drought

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Hot, dry winds will continue to spur flames burning through the drought-stricken landscapes in the south-west and the American plains, complicating efforts to extinguish roughly a dozen destructive wildfires that have...

‘We do what the Red Cross won’t’: a day in the life of a wildfire Relief Angel

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Valerie O’Dai takes a drag from her cigarette at a donation site in Bly, Oregon, black sunglasses on, ash smeared across her face. She hasn’t showered or seen her husband and children in almost 48 hours. Firefighters ...

Biden faces anger over huge New Mexico wildfire sparked by federal burns

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Joe Biden landed in New Mexico on Saturday amid anger and frustration from wildfire survivors as he visited the state to review efforts to fight its biggest blaze in recorded history – which was started by federal off...

Big Sur wildfire burns near California highway – video

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Hundreds of people in California were told to evacuate because of a new blaze as authorities were forced to shut one of the state's main highways. Firefighters were battling the blaze that broke out in rugged mountain...

Big Sur wildfire causes evacuations as Harris visits state to tout federal plan

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On the day Vice-President Kamala Harris visited California to highlight new funding for fighting wildfires, residents in the Big Sur area in the north of the state were told to evacuate due to a new blaze. The wind-d...

Breathing toxic wildfire smoke during pregnancy increases risk of premature birth, study finds

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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 ...

California vineyard laborers wanted wildfire safety. Then came a shadowy counter-movement

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When Margarita García, a 39-year-old mother from Oaxaca, Mexico, picks wine grapes during a wildfire, the sky is red and thick with smoke. Ash falls on her face, irritating her throat and eyes. The hot, fast work make...

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...

California wildfire explodes near Yosemite and Sierra national parks – video

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A blaze erupted in California on Friday and quickly grew to 11,900 acres (4,800 hectares) in size as the state's governor, Gavin Newsom, declared a state of emergency for the Yosemite area. More than 2,000 people were...

California wildfire explodes near Yosemite and Sierra national parks – video

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A blaze erupted in California on Friday and quickly grew to 11,900 acres (4,800 hectares) in size as the state's governor, Gavin Newsom, declared a state of emergency for the Yosemite area. More than 2,000 people were...

California wildfire forces partial closure of Yosemite national park

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Yosemite national park has been partially closed as firefighters try to contain a wildfire that has now stretched across more than 60 acres. The Washburn fire is burning near the southern portion of the park, Mariposa...

California: explosive wildfire more than doubles in size overnight

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An explosive wildfire that erupted in California on Fourth of July more than doubled in size overnight, quickly consuming more than 3,000 acres by Tuesday morning. The fast-moving Electra fire, burning through the dri...

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