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A fire engine is parked near bruing trees in New South Wales

Waterbomber Pilot Killed Fighting Australian Wildfires

By Erin Cooper SYDNEY (Reuters) A helicopter pilot died on Friday when his aircraft crashed while waterbombing rare winter bushfires in Australia that have swept across...
The El Portal Road to Yosemite Valley is closed as wildfire burns in Yosemite National Park

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Wildfires Sting California Park Tourism

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) For the past two weeks, a wildfire has forced much of Yosemite National Park in California to close, with...
Scott Whitley watches as the Ponderosa Fire burns a garage at his residence east of Oroville

Massive California Wildfire Becomes Fifth Largest in State History

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) A massive, out-of-control Northern California wildfire that destroyed 68 homes and forced thousands to flee has become the fifth...
A sign by the side of the road warns of the threat of wildfires which have been fueled by continued hot weather outside the town of Colfax, California

Seventh Person Dies as Northern California Wildfires Spread

By Makini Brice (Reuters) A seventh person died in a northern California wildfire Saturday, officials said, as a couple of other fast-growing wildfires in the...
A DC-10 air tanker drops fire retardant along the crest of a hill to protect the two bulldozers below that were cutting fire lines at the River Fire in Lakeport, California

Crews Battling Deadly California Wildfire Slowed by Returning Winds

By Steve Gorman (Reuters) Crews battling a deadly wildfire in northern California faced a resurgence of gusty winds on Thursday, hampering progress they were making...
A child cools off in a fountain as a summer heatwave with high temperatures continues in Paris

Europe Deals with Heatwave from Portugal to a Finnish Supermarket

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen HELSINKI (Reuters) Europe's heatwave gripped Spain and Portugal on Friday, as governments checked for forest fires, a Budapest game reserve fed its...