Australia's fires have burned more than twice as much land as the summer's Amazon blazes. They're part of an ominous carbon-dioxide feedback loop.

2020-01-05 12:37

Since September, 14.6 million acres of Australia have burned in an unprecedented season of intense bushfires. The flames show no signs of stopping.

13 photos show Sydney under a blanket of smoke as bushfires continue to ravage the region

2019-11-19 11:31

The New South Wales Rural Fire Service warned that the smoke is "likely to hang around for the next few days".

A US couple who was forced to evacuate their home and winery share what it's really like to endure the wildfires engulfing the state

2019-10-30 14:10

California's Sonoma wine country dealt with destructive wildfires in 2017. Here's how one winery is dealing with 2019's Kincade Fire.

Satellite photos show massive swaths of the Arctic engulfed in flames

2019-07-29 06:56

Satellite images posted online show wildfires burning through huge portions of the Arctic, including Russia, Alaska, and Greenland.

Miley Cyrus loses house in Californian wildfire

2018-11-12 15:18

Miley Cyrus lost the home she shares with Liam Hemsworth due to the Southern California wildfire.

Northern California wildfire: 'Everything is gone, including his wife'

2018-11-11 07:26

Northern California residents have found homes reduced to rubble by a ferocious wildfire that threatened to explode again with the same fury that largely incinerated the town of Paradise.

Wildfire destroys 500 structures, nearly levels community

2018-07-28 08:31

In the small California community of Keswick, only a handful of homes remain.

WATCH: Wild fires rip through Paarl plantations

While fires in Somerset West have been ongoing now for eight days, a blaze in the Hawequa Plantation near Paarl is burning out of control, according to Working On Fire. Watch.

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WATCH: Somerset West fires: '2000 hectares of veld burnt'

Watch the latest visuals and images coming from the wildfire-stricken Western Cape, as emergency fire and rescue services battle five ongoing blazes.

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SA firefighters in Canada: 'It's not about the money'

After almost a week on the fire line in Alberta, Canada, South Africa's crew of firefighters report back on what the conditions, and overall experience has been like. On Tuesday we spoke to Working On Fire's Trevor Wilson over Skype from Winnipeg, Canada. Watch.

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Australia orders evacuation of fire-ravaged towns before heatwave

2020-01-02 20:52

Australia authorised the forced evacuation of residents on Thursday amid a mass exodus of tourists from fire-ravaged coastal communities, as the country braces for a weekend heatwave expected to fan deadly bushfires.

Hundreds of koalas are feared dead after a massive wildfire broke out in an Australian nature reserve

2019-11-01 16:31

Experts at the Australian Koala Foundation have said that they believe no more than 80,000 koalas are left on the continent.

Firefighters battle to fight blazes in New South Wales

2019-10-27 16:51

Firefighters on Sunday were working to bring bushfires on the mid-north coast of the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) under control.

WATCH: Flooding and snow as storm hits California

2018-12-07 17:43

The state is still recovering from a devastating wildfire which killed dozens of people last month and now faces a heavy storm.

Celebrity homes destroyed in Southern California wildfire

2018-11-12 08:53

Gerard Butler and Camille Grammer Meyer are among the celebrities whose homes have been damaged or destroyed in a Southern California wildfire.

WATCH: Top 10 most destructive wildfires in history

2018-08-11 09:26

This year has seen large and deadly wildfires sweep the planet, but such huge and devastating events have happened throughout history.

WATCH: Vredehoek residents on the fire line count the costs

At least two residential properties were damaged during a wild fire that erupted during strong winds on the slopes of Devil's Peak on Monday night - taking over 100 firefighters to extinguish. We spoke to a Vredehoek resident that was affected by the blaze. Watch.

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We can't say the fires are under control - emergency services in Somerset West

News24 spoke to emergency fire and rescue personnel on the ground in Somerset West on Wednesday, where ongoing fires have ravaged the surrounding veld and threatened residential areas. Watch.

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PICS: California wildfire 'most destructive' in county history

2016-06-28 12:02

Sallie Keeling had seen enough photos of destruction over four days to know what to expect when she returned to the fire-ravaged neighbourhood where she and her husband had lived for 13 years.

Latest from SA firefighters in Canada: 'Still 400kms of fire'

After almost a week on the fire line in Alberta, Canada, South Africa's crew of firefighters report back on what the conditions, and overall experience has been like. We spoke to Working On Fire's Trevor Wilson over Skype from Winnipeg, Canada. Watch.

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