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31 Aug 2019
"Our obligation as authorities is to join the firefighters in their work," says President Evo Morales as he helps combat wildfires during a flyover with members of the press over Bolivia's Tucavaca reserve.
26 Aug 2019
Fire departments are struggling to find new recruits — crucial for a country where 95% of the firefighters are volunteers. Without them, Germany could see more out-of-control wildfires, like elsewhere in Europe.
21 Apr 2019
Firefighters in 1920s and 1930s Paris conduct drills at Notre-Dame.
23 Dec 2017
Firefighters rush to tackle blaze at London Zoo.
4 Sep 2017
Over a thousand firefighters continue to battle the La Tuna fire in Los Angeles on Sunday, the largest wildfire in the city’s history.
3 Sep 2017
Firefighters in Houston, Texas struggled to extinguish a house set ablaze in a community flooded by Hurricane Harvey.
5 Aug 2017
Firefighters continue to battle raging fires across northern Spain.
27 Jul 2017
Over a thousand firefighters continue to battle fierce flames in central Portugal on Wednesday night.
14 Jul 2017
Firefighters tackle blaze in Turkish military zone near the Syrian border.
21 Jun 2017
Firefighters enjoy a rare break amidst Portuguese forest fires.
20 Jun 2017
More than 1,000 firefighters were still battling Portugal's deadliest forest blaze on Monday after it killed at least 62 people over the weekend.
18 Jun 2017
Firefighters are battling an explosive wildfire Saturday, which has blackened more than 500 acres at Castaic Lake in California.

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