Tag: fires

Forest fires in California: Biggest tree in the world wrapped in a fireproof blanket

Forest fires in California: Biggest tree in the world wrapped in a fireproof blanket

General Sherman, the 83-meter-tall sequoia tree considered the largest tree in the world by volume, was wrapped in a fireproof bla ...
Is it a wake up call?  Forest fires and hurricanes become a regular misery

Is it a wake up call? Forest fires and hurricanes become a regular misery

Climate change is real. The sooner the world recognizes, the better. Recently, climate change has resulted in a flood of natu ...
South Korea fires a ballistic missile down from submarines for the first time while the North prepares for the military parade

South Korea fires a ballistic missile down from submarines for the first time while the North prepares for the military parade

South Korea has successfully tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) for the first time, making it the first non-nuclear country to de ...
“Violent” forest fires in France force evacuations near the glittering beach resort of Saint-Tropez

“Violent” forest fires in France force evacuations near the glittering beach resort of Saint-Tropez

French firefighters fought to contain a raging wildfire near the glittering Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez that evacuated thousands of reside ...
Firefighters in Algeria are still on duty to put out 19 fires

Firefighters in Algeria are still on duty to put out 19 fires

Algerian firefighters still struggled to put out 19 fires in the north of the country on Sunday, which killed 90 people in forest ...
Fires continue to devastate Greek forests and cut the large island of Evia in half

Fires continue to devastate Greek forests and cut the large island of Evia in half

Three major forest fires raged in Greece on Saturday, one of which threatened entire cities and halved Evia, the country's second largest island. ...
Fires destroy two more Catholic churches in Canada’s indigenous communities

Fires destroy two more Catholic churches in Canada’s indigenous communities

Fires on Saturday destroyed two more Catholic churches in indigenous communities in western Canada after nearly 1,000 unmarked graves were gloomy d ...
Five feared deaths, thousands are fleeing massive fires in the Rohingya camp in Bangladesh

Five feared deaths, thousands are fleeing massive fires in the Rohingya camp in Bangladesh

Five people are feared dead and at least 20,000 Rohingya have fled a huge fire devouring shanty houses in refugee camps in southeast Bangladesh, of ...