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Teams check destruction from Northern California forest fire

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Damage assessment teams went out Saturday to determine how many buildings have burned in a forest fire that has displaced thousands of residents in Northern California. ...

Sequoia National Park's Giant Forest unscathed by wildfire

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — The ancient massive trees of Sequoia National Park’s famed Giant Forest were unscathed Tuesday even though a wildfire has been burning near them on the western side of Cali...

Highest Earth God temple in Taiwan relocated to lower elevation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The She-Pa National Park Headquarters said on Wednesday (Aug. 25) that the highest Earth God temple in Taiwan, which is located on Xueshan at an altitude of 3,520 meters, ...

Taiwan Forestry Bureau demands record NT$228 million in compensation for forest fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five people, including a former senior employee of the National Communications Commission (NCC), should pay a record NT$228.59 million (US$8.17 million) to compensate for ...

One person dies in French wildfires near Saint-Tropez

Wildfires in the hills near the French coastal resort of Saint-Tropez have claimed their first human life, the regional government said on Wednesday. "The battle is ongoing and the fire has not ...

France: Wildfire forces thousands to evacuate

A large forest fire has forced about 6,000 residents and holidaymakers to evacuate homes and accommodations near the French Riviera. More than 700 firefighters have been trying to tackle the blaze, w...

MEXC Joins The Turkish Philanthropy Funds and Ogem-Vak Foundation to Curb Wildfires in Turkey

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 11 August 2021 - MEXC Global is again initiating its social responsibility efforts to the community, extending its help to curb the recent wildfire incidents in Turkey. ...

Global wildfires: Greek mayor optimistic major Evia hub will be saved

Firefighting aircraft on Tuesday helped beat back wildfires threatening the northern town of Istiaia on the Greek island of Evia. Istiaia Mayor Yiannis Kontzias told local media that he was "op...

Greece: PM apologizes amid 'unprecedented' wildfires

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis apologized on Monday amid a backlash against his government's response to the country's devastating wildfires. Hit by its worst heatwave in decades, G...

Europe is burning: Four reasons why

Wildfires burning across southern Europe in the last month — whether sparked naturally by lightning, or by arsonists — have been flamed by drought and extreme heat. Scientists have no do...

Rain brings crucial help against wildfire in Northeast Spain

SANT MARTI DE TOUS, Spain (AP) — A soft rain is bringing respite to firefighters and Spain's army working to quench the flames in a major forest fire that has burned over 1,600 hectares (4,000 acres) ...

Researchers: Virus surge a 'raging forest fire' in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Public health researchers on Tuesday called the rapid rise in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Arkansas a “raging forest fire," and the state's top health official wa...

Schools confront more polarization with mask rules for fall

Students in Wichita, Kansas, public schools can ditch the masks when classes begin. Detroit public schools will probably require them unless everyone in a room is vaccinated. In Pittsburgh, masks will...

Calls for outside help as extreme weather fuels Oregon fires

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The threat of thunderstorms and lightning has prompted officials in fire-ravaged Oregon to ask for help from outside the Pacific Northwest to prepare for additional blazes as man...

Lightning likely cause of 2020 Sierra National Forest fire

CLOVIS, Calif. (AP) — A lightning strike likely ignited a 2020 wildfire in California's Sierra National Forest, but the U.S. Forest Service said Friday it could not determine an official cause of the ...