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Fire In Sariska Forest Largely Under Control: Ashok Gehlot

Fire In Sariska Forest Largely Under Control: Ashok Gehlot

CM said the place where the fire broke out in Sariska was a mountain area and the fire brigade had difficulty reaching there but the blaze was brought under control using IAF helicopters.

31 March 2022
Sariska Tiger Reserve Fire 'Almost Under Control', Says Official

Sariska Tiger Reserve Fire 'Almost Under Control', Says Official

Flames still raged across a swathe of 4-5 square kilometres on Wednesday morning. At one time, however, the wildfire had spread over 10 square kilometres.

30 March 2022

Colorado Wildfire Forces Evacuation Orders For 19,000 People

Authorities issued an evacuation order for 19,000 people near a fast-moving Colorado wildfire in rolling hills south of the college town of Boulder, not far...

S. Korean Wildfire Destroys 90 Homes, Forces 6,000 To Flee

S. Korean Wildfire Destroys 90 Homes, Forces 6,000 To Flee

The fire, which began Friday morning on a mountain in the seaside town of Uljin and spread across more than 3,000 hectares (7,400 acres) to the nearby city of...

05 March 2022

Light Rain Brings Hope For Fire-Ravaged Argentina Province

Wildfires that have been ravaging northern Argentina for several weeks advanced relentlessly, light rains that began over the weekend gave some hope to...

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19 January 2022
US: Wildfire Ravages Texas State Park; Several Houses Evacuated

US: Wildfire Ravages Texas State Park; Several Houses Evacuated

Authorities have informed that fire in a Central Texas state park, had consumed about 630 acres or about 10% of the size of the park.


17 November 2021
Wind-Stoked Wildfire Causes Death In Wyoming, Evacuation Notices Issued

Wind-Stoked Wildfire Causes Death In Wyoming, Evacuation Notices Issued

Downed power lines caused a fire near the community of Clark on Monday night that burned at least two homes and seven outbuildings.


17 November 2021
Wind-Stoked Wildfire Causes Death In Wyoming, Evacuation Notices Issued

Wind-Stoked Wildfire Causes Death In Wyoming, Evacuation Notices Issued

Downed power lines caused a fire near the community of Clark on Monday night that burned at least two homes and seven outbuildings.


23 October 2021
Storms, Flash Floods Predicted In Wild Fire Ravaged California

Storms, Flash Floods Predicted In Wild Fire Ravaged California

The National Weather Service for the San Francisco Bay Area issued a high surf advisory through Friday for a portion of the coast and a flash flood watch...


21 October 2021
Syria Executes 24 People On Charges Of Igniting Wildfires

Syria Executes 24 People On Charges Of Igniting Wildfires

Wildfires broke out in several Middle Eastern countries in October 2020 amid a heat wave that was unusual for that time of the year, leaving Syria particularly...


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08 October 2021
California Wildfires May Have Killed Hundreds Of Priceless Sequoia Trees

California Wildfires May Have Killed Hundreds Of Priceless Sequoia Trees

The lightning-caused Kings Canyon national park Complex that erupted on Sept. 9 has burned into 15 giant sequoia groves in the park.


14 September 2021
Keep Off The Grass: Don’t Kill Our Grasslands

Keep Off The Grass: Don’t Kill Our Grasslands

The grasslands are the most productive ecosystems, but they are the responsibility of none, they belong to all, neglected by all, controlled by none, and have...


30 August 2021
Lake Tahoe Threatened By Massive Fire, More Ordered To Flee

Lake Tahoe Threatened By Massive Fire, More Ordered To Flee

By nightfall, all residents on the California side of the Lake Tahoe Basin were warned to evacuate the region, after fire officials had stressed for days that...


20 August 2021
Wildfire Engulfs Northwest Of Greek Capital, Hundreds Of Firefighters In Action To Douse Fire

Wildfire Engulfs Northwest Of Greek Capital, Hundreds Of Firefighters In Action To Douse Fire

The fire near the village of Vilia, about 60 kilometers (40 miles) from Athens, broke out on Monday, one of hundreds of wildfires that have burned across...


09 August 2021
Greece Wildfires: Blaze Continues In Greek Evia Island

Greece Wildfires: Blaze Continues In Greek Evia Island

Pillars of billowing smoke and ash are blocking out the sun above Greece's second-largest island as a days-old wildfire devours pristine forests and triggers...


08 August 2021
Wildfires Wreak Havoc In Greek Forests, Cut Large Island In Half

Wildfires Wreak Havoc In Greek Forests, Cut Large Island In Half

Firefighters were fighting through the night to save Istiaia, a town of 7,000 in northern Evia, as well as several villages, using bulldozers to open up clear...


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07 August 2021
Ravaging Wildfires Endanger Villages, Fuel Site, In Russia's Siberia

Ravaging Wildfires Endanger Villages, Fuel Site, In Russia's Siberia

A fire engulfed dozens of houses in the village of Byas-Kuel, and all village residents were evacuated, according to the local task force dealing with the...


06 August 2021
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04 August 2021
Huge California Fire Grows As Heat Spikes Again Across State

Huge California Fire Grows As Heat Spikes Again Across State

Evacuations were ordered for the community of about 1,000 people as well as for the east shore of nearby Lake Almanor, a popular resort area.


03 August 2021
Turkey Wildfires: Forest Fires Continued To Rage Across Coastal Resort Towns

Turkey Wildfires: Forest Fires Continued To Rage Across Coastal Resort Towns

Fed by strong winds and scorching temperatures, the fires that began Wednesday have left eight people dead. Residents and tourists have fled vacation resorts...


03 August 2021
Massive Wildfire Ravages Hawaii's Big Island

Massive Wildfire Ravages Hawaii's Big Island

Fires in Hawaii are unlike many of those burning in the US Western. They tend to break out in large grasslands on the dry sides of the islands and are...


03 August 2021
Heatwave Sweeps Southeast Europe, Wildfires Continue To Ravage Turkey

Heatwave Sweeps Southeast Europe, Wildfires Continue To Ravage Turkey

Temperatures reached 45 C (113 F) in inland areas of Greece and nearby countries on Monday and are expected to remain high for most of the week.


30 July 2021
Three Dead As Wildfires Blaze On Southern Turkish Coast

Three Dead As Wildfires Blaze On Southern Turkish Coast

Wildfires are common in Turkey's Mediterranean and Aegean regions during the arid summer months, although some previous forest fires have been blamed on arson.


28 July 2021
Western Wildfires Calm Down In Cool Weather, But Losses Continue To Grow

Western Wildfires Calm Down In Cool Weather, But Losses Continue To Grow

The Dixie Fire has scorched more than 325 square miles (842 square kilometers), an area bigger than New York City, and it was partially contained Tuesday. More...


25 July 2021
California's Largest Fire Torches Homes As Blazes Lash West

California's Largest Fire Torches Homes As Blazes Lash West

The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already levelled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny town of Indian Falls after...


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