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670 Missing in Wine Country Firestorms

California fire authorities listed 39 active fires burning across the state with the worst devastation in the Wine Country where 9 major fires have burnt over 103,000 to causing at least 19 deaths and 670 residents missing.

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PICS: Wildfires Devastate French Riviera

BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France (AP) — Backed by planes dropping water and fire retardant, more than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires Wednesday that billowed smoke into the sky over France’s southern Cote d’Azur coast and forced the evacuation of at least 12,000 people.

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Portugal’s Deadly Forest Fires: the Victims

LISBON (AFP) – A child who died in the flames during his parents’ honeymoon, a family saved by a water tank and a group of friends rescued by a generous neighbour. These are the stories of dozens of Portuguese whose

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Greenies Dance While Fort McMurray Burns

Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada is in flames. Thousands of residents have lost their homes. But it’s not all bad news, as this guy helpfully tried explaining on Twitter. @JamesDelingpole Check out @BlakeSiefken being glad homes are burning in #ymmfire because

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Haze From California Wildfires Covers S.F. Bay Area

Heavy, wind-blown smoke from the raging Northern California wildfire was so thick this weekend that San Francisco’s 911 dispatch was inundated with phone calls from complaining residents living several miles away, prompting authorities to ask the public, via social media, not to call the police unless they see a fire.

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