Firefighters and residents battled a massive forest fire on Greece’s second largest island for a seventh day on Monday, August 8, 2021, fighting to save what they can from flames that have decimated vast tracts of pristine forest, destroyed homes and businesses and sent thousands fleeing.
California's largest wildfire exploded again after burning for nearly three weeks in remote mountains and officials warned on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, that hot, dry weather would increase the risk of new fires across much of the state.
Firefighters in Greece raced on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, to fully contain a wildfire on the outskirts of Athens that destroyed or seriously damaged dozens of homes overnight, forced thousands to flee, and threatened a former royal palace, as high temperatures fueled wildfires across the country.
Firefighters have gotten more control over a wildfire in Hawaii that forced thousands of people to evacuate over the weekend and destroyed at least two homes on the Big Island, but officials warned strong winds Monday could raise the danger again.
Firefighters were battling to control blazes that tore through forests near Turkey’s beach destinations for the sixth day running on Monday, August 2, 2021, as water-carrying planes from the European Union prepared to join the containment efforts.