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The Wildfire Diaries, Episode 4

Meet Louis Evert, co-founder of the German organization Forest Fire Watch     Vallfirest   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Vallfirest (@vallfirest)   Learn more about the Wildfire Diaries

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The Wildfire Diaries, Episode 3

Meet Ángel Lorenzo, firefighter at INFOCA, in Huelva     Vallfirest   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Vallfirest (@vallfirest) Learn more about the Wildfire Diaries

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The Wildfire Diaries, Episode 2

The first female firefighting brigade in South Africa     Vallfirest     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Vallfirest (@vallfirest) Learn more about the Wildfire Diaries

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Wildfire in Greece Burns Over 9,000 Acres

Wildfire destroys power lines, causing local blackouts     ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek firefighters were battling a major forest fire in the Corinth region west of Athens for a second day Friday, with more settlements evacuated overnight. Civil Protection ...

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Wildfire in Greece Causes Evacuation of Villages, Monasteries

Wildfire is burning 45 miles west of Athens     By DEREK GATOPOULOS and SRDJAN NEDELJKOVIC ASSOCIATED PRESS SCHINOS, Greece (AP) — A large wildfire in Greece gutted and damaged dozens of homes and prompted evacuations Thursday as it tore ...

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Firefighters Battle Wildfire in Northern Ireland

Wildfire burning since Friday in difficult terrain     LONDON (AP) — Firefighters in Northern Ireland are spending a second day batting fires across difficult terrain on the Mourne Mountains. More than 70 firefighters and 10 fire trucks from across ...

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Cape Town Wildfire Largely Contained

Six firefighters hurt     By GERALD IMRAY Associated Press CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Fire crews had largely contained a big wildfire on the slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain on Tuesday as the city started to come ...

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Cape Town Wildfire Under Control

University buildings badly damaged     By GERALD IMRAY Associated Press CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Firefighters in Cape Town finally brought a wildfire under control Monday after it swept across the slopes of the city’s famed Table Mountain, ...

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Wildfire Burns Cape Town, South Africa University

Other buildings caught fire     By ANDREW MELDRUM Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A wildfire raging on the slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain spread to the University of Cape Town, burning the historic campus library and forcing the ...

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Firefighters Battle Two Forest Fires in Japan

Military helicopters help firefighters on the ground     TOKYO (AP) — A forest fire broke out in a rural area north of Tokyo on Thursday, near another blaze burning for a fourth day. One man suffered burns and was ...

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