Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli says a total of 112 fires have erupted since July 28 and 107 of them have been contained.
President Erdogan thanked Russian counterpart Putin for Russia's allocation of five firefighting aircraft and three more helicopters for supporting Turkey's fight against forest fires across the country, according to a statement.
Four people have been killed along Turkey's southern coast since Wednesday, as soaring temperatures fan wildfires in the region, with the Interior Ministry probing the cause.
According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the Dixie fire has gained ground and was only 21 percent contained as of Sunday.
Although hot weather with afternoon winds posed a continued threat of spreading some blazes, weekend forecasts also called for a chance of scattered thunderstorms in California, Utah, Nevada, Arizona and other states.
The smoke on the US East Coast was reminiscent of last fall when multiple large fires burning in Oregon in the state's worst fire season in recent memory choked the local skies with smoke.
The National Weather Service said in a tweet that US west will see "elevated and critical fire weather conditions and widespread chances for dry thunderstorms."
Experts say the unprecedented heatwave is result of the climate change.
Hundreds of residents have been evacuated in Canada's town of Lytton amid continuing heat wave, which experts say was brought on by the global climate change crisis and caused several hundred deaths in Canada and the US.
Around 150 firefighters were expected to work overnight into Sunday to bring the 80-100 hectare blaze under control, says the Department of Fire and Emergency Services District.
Last year topped the previous temperature record in Europe, registered in 2019, by a whopping 0.4 degrees Celsius (0.72 Fahrenheit), the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service said.
Dozens of fires that devastated large areas in both countries have been controlled, officials say, without revealing the full extent of the damage.
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