Twenty firefighters from California returned to the United States on Wednesday after spending nearly a month battling wildfires in Australia.
The Australian capital region declared a state of emergency on Friday because of an out-of-control forest fire burning erratically to its south.
Fire photographer Rick McClure shared some photos from the scene of a recent brush fire in the Pacoima section of Los Angeles, California.
A wildfire sparked by a military helicopter helping firefighting efforts was blazing out of control and threatening homes on the outskirts of Australia's capital on Tuesday as fire danger escalated across the country’s southeast.
The bodies of three U.S. flying firefighters and the cockpit voice recorder from the water bomber in which they died battling Australia’s unprecedented wildfire crisis were retrieved on Saturday as their grieving families arrived in Sydney, officials said.
Three American crew members were killed Thursday when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia, officials said.
Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday.