At least 24 dead as Chile battles out-of-control wildfires

(NEW YORK) -- At least 24 people are dead as dozens of wildfires rage in Chile amid a scorching heat wave, Chilean authorities confirmed to ABC News.The fatalities included two firefighters, authorities said. Approximately 1,000 people have also been injured, with 26 in life-threatening... Read More.

Two killed in Northern California wildfires: Sheriff

(WEED, Calif.) -- A wildfire raging in Northern California took a tragic turn as two bodies were recovered after the blaze swept into a small town, damaging or destroying more than 100 structures, authorities said.Siskiyou County Sheriff Jeremiah LaRue broke the grim news at... Read More.

Wildfires ravage France’s famous wine region

(BORDEAUX, France) — A wildfire is raging at an "unprecedented" rate in the famed wine region south of Bordeaux, France, firefighters said Wednesday.The prefecture of Gironde in southwest France ordered an estimated 10,000 residents to evacuate."Prepare your papers, the animals you can take with... Read More.

Where wildfires are raging across Europe

(LONDON) -- Wildfires continue to rage across Europe, as an unprecedented heat wave and drought conditions threaten efforts to combat flames in some regions.In Greece, 56 forest fires occurred in the last 24 hours, the national fire service said Wednesday.Most of the outbreaks were... Read More.

France, Spain and Portugal afflicted by heat, wildfires

(LONDON) -- As Western Europe experiences a record-breaking heat wave, thousands of firefighters are having trouble containing forest fires in France, Spain and Portugal that have destroyed thousands of acres of land.The fires have forced thousands of people to evacuate to safety, as extreme... Read More.

Spread of wildfires in West could be slowed by easing winds

(SANTA FE) -- Easing winds could help firefighters temper nearly a dozen uncontained wildfires that exploded after days of dangerous fire conditions in the West.New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham declared a state of emergency Saturday due to the multiple wildfires raging through the... Read More.