Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry.
As global concerns rise over raging fires in the Amazon, Brazil’s government has complained that it is being targeted in smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation.
The wind has dropped in the Canary Islands, allowing firefighters to make progress against Spain’s biggest wildfire so far this year, raising hopes it might be contained within two days and evacuated residents may soon be able to return.
An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands that is throwing flames 160 feet into the air has forced emergency services to evacuate more than 9,000 people from Gran Canaria.
Firefighters, soldiers and civil defence personnel are battling a large wildfire at an area used for military exercises in northern Germany after weeks of dry weather.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl took food to firefighters who are continuing to tackle deadly blazes in California.
Two bears who were badly injured in the California wildfires last year have been returned to the wild after vets used fish skin to heal third-degree burns on their paws.
NASA has released images showing the wildfires sweeping across California from above.
Wildfires in California have left at least 17 dead and 180 injured and destroyed more than 2,000 homes and businesses as families and friends scramble to search for their loved ones.