In Russia’s coldest region of Yakutia, fires have burned through an area larger than Portugal, with 50 forest fires currently ablaze.
France dispatches hundreds of firefighters to battle a wildfire that broke out in Var in the south, where several campsites have been evacuated and people asked to avoid congesting the roads.
Photographs posted on social media show huge walls of flame and billowing clouds of smoke towering over villages in the forested hills in Algeria, becoming the latest Mediterranean country to be hit by wildfires.
Blaze on Evia ripped through thousands of hectares (acres) of pristine forest across its northern part, forcing the evacuation of dozens of villages.
The Dixie Fire has ravaged 446,723 acres in four counties, up from the previous day's 434,813. That area is larger than Los Angeles, and has surpassed the sweep of the vast Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon.
Thousands of residents and vacationers in areas where fires broke out days ago have fled by land and by sea as firefighters and volunteers battled through the night.
The Dixie Fire is the sixth biggest in the state’s history and is still spreading due to hot, bone-dry, gusty weather.
Officials in northern California warn residents of two communities in the path of the raging blaze to evacuate immediately as high winds whipped the flames onwards.
Thermal power plant on Aegean Sea and residential areas emptied as deadly wildfire ravaging Turkey for the past week reaches its outer edge.
Raging wildfire surrounds a monastery and a dozen villages on Evia Island, just one of over 100 blazes burning in heatwave-hit country.
Turkish firefighters, locals and volunteers work at full pace to bring the blazes under control in four southern provinces, with at least eight people killed since the wildfires started on July 28.
At least eight people have died as efforts continue to put out forest fires across several parts of the country. Around 10,000 people evacuated in Mugla province.
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