Germany's firefighters on the decline as aging strikes
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.
Siberian fires continue to wreak havoc, Greenpeace calls it a 'climate catastrophe'
Authorities have suggested the wildfires were started intentionally in order to cover up illegal logging. Greenpeace has expressed outrage at the way the situation has been handled.
California wildfires intensify as blazes spread over 196,000 acres
Chuck Watson, a disaster modeler at Enki Research, discusses damage estimates for the California wildfires and the amount of infrastructure that is at risk.
California Ravaged by wildfires driven by winds, drought
California is battling the most destructive wildfires in the state's history that could potentially cause at least $19 billion in damages.
First death reported in raging California wildfires
Officials have reported the first death in wildfires ravaging parts of Southern California. They say the body of a woman was found burned next to her overturned car.
California wildfires take personal, economic toll
Wildfires in Southern California's Ventura and Santa Barbara counties have destroyed hundreds of homes and scorched at least 50,000 acres of land.
California fire death toll hits 38
Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday and at least 38 deaths are being blamed as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds.
Over 2,000 firefighters sent to battle major blazes in Portugal
Over 2,000 Portuguese and Spanish firefighters have been battling eight wildfires in central Portugal.