Nineteen elite firefighters have died struggling to contain a blaze in Arizona. The state faces record high temperatures that may mean more wildfires.
Wildfires in California have left at least 40 people dead and hundreds missing in the US state with 100,000 people evacuated as the fires burned for a sixth day. Most of the fires are in the northern part of the state.
California firefighters have reported modest gains as they try to tackle 17 wildfires which have transformed the state's wine country into a barren wasteland. The fires are still far from being contained.
Southern Europe and western parts of Canada and the US have been devastated by wildfires this year. And they're not the only ones - it seems like much of the world is ablaze right now. And this could be the new normal.
Russian authorities evacuated about 3,000 people and deployed firefighting helicopters to battle the large blaze in Moscow's Sindika shopping center. The fire caused several parked cars to explode.
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