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17 missing, 121 injured after lightning sets oil storage tanks on fire in Cuba

A massive, lightning-sparked fire feeding on two oil storage tanks in Matanzas raged out of control and injured 121, according to the Cuba’s health ministry….

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Man trying to burn spider with lighter sparked Utah wildfire, police say

Cory Martin, 26, arrested on suspicion of reckless burn and drug possession after telling police he tried to set fire to spider A Utah man…

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Thousands evacuate as California’s McKinney fire spreads

The largest blaze in the US state this year is fuelled by strong winds and extreme drought conditions. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/1/thousands-forced-to-evacuate-as-california-fire-spreads Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Wildfires have burned 5.6 million acres in the U.S. this year, and concerns are growing amid a heat wave

California hasn’t had a typical megafire with six-figure acreage this year, but vast blazes across the United States have combined to make 2022 a contender…

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A midsummer fire in California expands to nearly 12,000 acres and threatens homes

California’s Oak Fire, which started Friday as a 60-acre blaze in remote mountains and quickly became a social media shocker, by Saturday night reached nearly 1…

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Wildfires raging in Europe: What, where and why?

Emergency services continue to battle wildfires across swathes of Europe. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/7/21/wildfires-rage-in-europe-what-where-and-why Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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Wildfires raging across Europe “aggravated” by climate change, EU report warns

A dangerous heat wave is fueling fires across Europe and climate change is “aggravating the situation, making countries more prone to wildfires and increasing the…

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Yosemite wildfire continues to grow as it pushes east into Sierra national forest

Giant sequoias still safe as firefighters face challenges from the warm and dry conditions fueling the blaze The wildfire sweeping through Yosemite national park swelled…

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Dozens injured in Portugal wildfires as heatwave to intensify

More than 3,000 firefighters battle blazes as EU offers emergency help and temperatures could hit 43C Wildfires in Portugal have left 29 people injured as…

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Yosemite fire grows as crews try to protect iconic giant sequoias

A wildfire threatening the largest grove of giant sequoias in Yosemite National Park more than doubled in size in a day. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/7/10/yosemite-fire-grows-as-crews-protect-iconic-sequoias Droolin’ Dog…

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Peru wildfire threatens Machu Picchu as remote location hampers efforts to control blaze

Twenty hectares near Inca ruins affected in blaze started by farmers burning grass before sowing crops Peruvian firefighters were fighting to contain a forest fire…

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Drought, heat and extreme wind bring ‘explosive fire behavior’ to US

New Mexico still battling US’s biggest wildfire as blazes test fire crews in Texas and Colorado Expanding drought conditions, coupled with hot and dry weather,…

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Fires in Siberia kill at least 8 as ‘violent winds’ fan flames

Temporary shelters with medical and psychological support services are being opened for people in the worst-hit areas. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/5/7/fires-in-siberia-kill-at-least-8-as-violent-winds-fan-flames Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Photos: US firefighters battle huge wildfires in New Mexico

US President Biden approves disaster declaration to deliver extra financial resources to remote stretches of the state. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2022/5/5/photos-us-firefighters-battle-huge-wildfires-in-new-mexico Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Thousands flee New Mexico wildfire as blaze breaches containment lines

About 1,000 firefighters battle Calf Canyon fire, largest active wildfire in US amid warning that refusal to evacuate could be fatal The largest active wildfire…

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Person sets themself on fire in front of Supreme Court building

A person set themself on fire in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, a court spokesperson said, while emphasizing that there was no threat to…

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‘A very chaotic situation’: Wind-fueled wildfires rage in Southwestern U.S.

Destructive Southwest fires have burned dozens of homes in northern Arizona and put numerous small villages in New Mexico in the path of danger, as…

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Large wildfires trigger evacuations in Southwest

Wildfires raging across the U.S. Southwest have razed structures and forced hundreds of people to evacuate — heralding an early start to the fire season,…

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Evacuation orders lifted after wildfire scorches Boulder, Colorado, area

Evacuation orders were lifted Sunday evening for nearly 20,000 people after a wildfire burned in the Boulder, Colorado, area, officials said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/evacuation-orders-lifted-wildfire-scorches-boulder-colorado-area-rcna21801 Droolin’ Dog…

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NYC’s Central Park hit by multiple fires in alleged arson

Numerous fires broke out in Central Park on Tuesday in a suspected act of arson, though authorities say the cause behind the flames is still being…

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Florida wildfires force hundreds to evacuate their homes

Experts say dry conditions and shredded trees left by a 2018 hurricane in the US state are to blame for the blazes. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/3/7/florida-wildfires-force-hundreds-to-evacuate-their-homes Droolin’…

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Paraguay capital choked by colossal smog cloud from Argentina wildfires

Smoke blown from fires in drought-striken Argentina shrouds Asunción and surrounding regions in dangerous haze A massive, fast-moving cloud of ash hundreds of metres tall…

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