Wildfires

Wildfires in south-western France amid heat wave warnings.

Wildfires burn in the peat swamp forests of Thailand. Authorities believe the fires were deliberately lit by politicians seeking to expand their palm and rubber plantations.

 

Wildfires

Wildfires sparked by lightning in Canada’s Hudson Bay region are threatening the habitat of polar bears. The fires are destroying old tree roots and frozen soil where females traditionally make their dens.

 

Wildfires

Dry conditions across the USA West continue to torment residents with wildfires burning in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, California and Montana.

 

Wildfires

Wildfires north-east of San Diego, California.

Wildfire in central Washington burns at least 60 homes. Thousands flee.

Bushfires in forest regions of Sri Lanka.

 

Wildfires

At least 1 000 people have been evacuated from the Canary Island of La Gromera to escape the wildfires burning on the island.

2 people have died in the wildfires raging in Alicante, Spain.

In northern California, 480 homes have been evacuated due to spreading wildfires.

 

Wildfires

15 large wildfires burn across Nevada.

Wildfires in Spain threaten world heritage ancient forest.

 

Wildfires

Bushfires west of Brisbane, Australia.

Wildfires in Palo Pinto County and in the McFaddin National Wildlife Reserve, Texas, USA.

 

Wildfires

Wildfires in Bosnia-Herzegovina set off explosions in a Bosnian minefield left over from the 1990’s war.

Wildfire rages through 1 000 year old monastery in Mount Athos, northern Greece. Hundreds of residents and tourists flee.