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September 05, 2019
Portugal: Private firefighting chopper crashes, pilot dies
A pulp and paper company in Portugal says that the pilot of a private firefighting helicopter has died in a crash while ...
August 25, 2019
Wildfires burning across Greece; 2 arrested for arson
Greece's fire service says it has arrested two people in southern Greece suspected of starting fires, one of them who did so ...
August 21, 2019
Spain: Island wildfire eases, lets evacuees return home
Authorities in the Canary Islands say cooler temperatures and weaker winds are helping firefighters to progress in bringing ...
August 20, 2019
Spain: Winds drop, slowing Canary Island wildfire
The wind dropped in the Canary Islands Tuesday, allowing firefighters to make progress against Spain's biggest wildfire so ...
August 19, 2019
Thousands flee from 'monster' wildfire on Canary Islands
A major, out-of-control wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, ...
August 18, 2019
Wildfire forces 4,000 to evacuate in Spain's Canary Islands
Around 4,000 people were evacuated Sunday because of wildfires that, for the second time in a week, ravaged the countryside ...
August 15, 2019
Major forest fire burns Greek nature reserve for 3rd day
Hundreds of firefighters backed by water-dropping planes and helicopters struggled for a third day Thursday to tackle a ...
August 14, 2019
Firefighters battle blaze in Greek island nature reserve
Greek firefighters backed by water-dropping planes and helicopters battled a wildfire on the island of Evia for a second day ...
August 13, 2019
Fire rages out of control in Greek island nature reserve
More than a thousand firefighters battled wildfires Tuesday in Greece, with the largest burning out of control through a ...
August 12, 2019
Fire east of Athens under control; some homes damaged
A big fire that spread quickly overnight in an eastern suburb of Athens appeared to be under control soon after dawn Monday.
August 11, 2019
Spain fights wildfire on Canary Islands, evacuates 1,000
Spanish authorities say a wildfire on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria has burned 1,000 hectares (2,470 acres) and has ...
August 04, 2019
500 firefighters battle forest fire in central Portugal
Portuguese authorities say around 500 firefighters are combating a wildfire that started in a central area some 100 ...
August 02, 2019
Meteorologist: Russia wildfires linked to climate change
The head of Russia's meteorological service says he sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing ...
August 01, 2019
Russian military called in to fight Siberian forest fires
The Russian military on Wednesday joined efforts to fight forest fires that have engulfed nearly 30,000 square kilometers ...
July 27, 2019
Wildfires erupt near Croatian Adriatic Sea coast
Wildfires have erupted near the Croatian coastal town of Sibenik closing down part of the highway in the area and threatening ...
July 26, 2019
Portuguese officials explain inflammable smoke protection
Portuguese officials are facing an outcry over smoke protection clothing allegedly containing inflammable material that was ...
July 24, 2019
More than 170 firefighters battle large wildfire in Greece
Greek authorities say more than 170 firefighters are battling to contain a large wildfire north of Athens that forced the ...
July 24, 2019
In Greece, floating candles mark anniversary of deadly fire
Residents of a small coastal resort gutted by a deadly wildfire one year ago held a candlelight memorial on the beach late ...
July 23, 2019
Portugal: Major wildfire declared under control
Firefighters in Portugal on Tuesday brought a huge wildfire under control after the blaze raged for four days, injuring 39 ...
July 22, 2019
AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe
The European Union describes wildfires as "a serious and increasing threat" across the continent. Most alarmingly, forest ...
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