Don't be a fire-starter

2013-10-31 05:00

Most wildfires are started by careless people. Don’t be one. Take proper care with camping and braai fires.

Hundreds evacuated to escape wildfire

2013-07-08 21:20

About 600 people and many sled dogs have been evacuated as a massive wildfire threatened homes in communities around Alaska.


Colorado wildfire

2012-06-28 10:54

The "Waldo Canyon Fire" has gutted an unknown number of homes on the wooded fringes of Colorado Springs, Colo., the state's second-most populous city, and prompted more evacuations as flames roared out of control for a fifth day.

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Residents ordered to evacuate

2009-08-22 16:21

A raging forest fire is threatening homes near Athens, causing Greek authorities to declare a state of emergency and order residents to evacuate.

Wildfire forces evacuations

2009-06-16 15:59

A wildfire has raged for a second day on the outskirts of Athens, burning miles of forest and threatening homes and farms.


Don't be a fire-starter

2013-10-29 11:46

Most wildfires are started by careless people. Don’t be one. Take proper care with camping and braai fires.

Obama heartbroken over firefighters

2013-07-01 19:20

President Barack Obama says the deaths of 19 firefighters who died battling an Arizona wildfire, are a heartbreaking reminder that emergency personnel put their lives on the line.

Crews fight on in US fires

2009-09-03 13:51

Firefighters have battled through the night to strengthen their lines around a massive blaze near Los Angeles, and cautious residents returned to survey the damage.

Wildfire in Spain burns 5 100ha

2009-07-18 16:36

The regional government of Spain's Catalonia region says a wildfire has laid waste 5 100ha of land. A man died when his car overturned amid the smoke and flames.

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