Firefighters in Chile are battling to contain dozens of wildfires which have destroyed large parts of the country. A heat wave and strong winds are fuelling the blazes. Many farmers have seen their livelihoods destroyed.
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.
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.
At least 40 people have been killed in a week of wildfires in California. With hundreds still missing, officials fear the toll could rise. DW spoke with an evacuated resident who described a "war zone" of charred houses.
At least 17 people have died and around 2,000 homes and businesses have been destroyed as devastating wildfires sweep through California's wine country. Over 25,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes.
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