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Huge CA Fire Grows as Heat Spikes Again

California's largest wildfire exploded again after burning for nearly three weeks in remote mountains and officials warned Tuesday that hot, dry weather would increase the risk of new fires across much of the state.

Thousands Flee Homes Outside Athens as Heat Fuels Wildfires

More than 500 firefighters struggled through the night to contain a large forest fire on the outskirts of Athens, which raced into residential areas Tuesday, forcing thousands to flee.
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Record Wildfire Burns Amid Drought on HI Big Island

Firefighters have gotten more control over a wildfire in Hawaii that forced thousands of people to evacuate over the weekend and destroyed at least two homes on the Big Island, but officials warned strong winds Monday could raise the danger again.
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Wildfire Kills Two Turkish Firefighters

Two firefighters died battling a wildfire over the weekend the Turkish Agriculture and Forestry Ministry reported, according to reports.
A firefighter uses a drip torch to ignite vegetation while trying to stop the Dixie Fire from spreading in Lassen National Forest, Calif., on Monday, July 26, 2021.

Evacuations Lifted as Progress Made Against Fires in U.S. West

Firefighters in Oregon reported good progress in the battle against the nation's largest wildfire. Other states report good progress too.
A man runs, in the fire-devastating Sirtkoy village, near Manavgat, Antalya, Turkey, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021.

Turkey Battles Wildfires for Sixth Day

Water-carrying planes from the European Union prepared to join the containment efforts in Turkey.
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Austin (TX) Firefighters Train to Fight Wildfires that Experts Say Are ‘Only a Matter...

Austin firefighters last week participated in a trailblazing training program designed to better protect homes from widespread wildfire devastation, classes that local wildfire experts say will save lives when flames threaten the area.

Crews Still Battling Turkish Fires as Some Reignite

More than 100 wildfires have been brought under control in Turkey, according to officials Sunday, as firefighters worked to battle fires that continued in popular seaside destinations.
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IN Firefighters Respond to CO Fires: ‘It’s Kind of an Indicator That It’s Going...

Area firefighters have been sent west to assist with wildfires earlier this year compared to last year, officials said, which indicates a long fire season ahead. The air quality in the Midwest has been impacted by the most recent fires as well, officials said.

Death Toll in Turkey Wildfires Rises to Four

The death toll in wildfires raging in southern Turkey rose to four as fire crews on Friday battled blazes that burned down homes and forced people to evacuate villages an