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Largest fire grows, forces evacuation of wildlife station

The nation's largest wildfire torched more dry forest in Oregon and forced the evacuation of a wildlife research station Monday as firefighters had to retreat from the flames for the ninth consecutive day due to erratic and ...

Cyprus says huge forest blaze fully 'under control'

Firefighters in Cyprus said Monday they had brought under full control the island's worst blaze on record, which ripped through mountain forests and farmland, killing four people and destroying scores of homes.

Mountain fires burning higher at unprecedented rates

Forest fires have crept higher up mountains over the past few decades, scorching areas previously too wet to burn, according to researchers from McGill University. As wildfires advance uphill, a staggering 11% of all Western ...

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