Nineteen elite firefighters have died struggling to contain a blaze in Arizona. The state faces record high temperatures that may mean more wildfires.
A fire has claimed the vast majority of more than 20 million artifacts at Brazil's biggest museum. Police deployed tear gas to control crowds who were demanding entry to inspect the damage.
Three villages were evacuated in the northern German state of Brandenburg as 400 hectares of forest went up in flames outside Berlin. The fire ignited World War II and Soviet munitions dumped in the ground.
In a split-screen reality, as the Trump administration continues to slash the number of refugees admitted to the US, two Montana communities have gone the opposite way. One of them elected a former refugee as mayor.
A fierce blaze has engulfed Rio de Janeiro's National Museum which housed millions of unique, historical items. "Two hundred years of work, investigation and knowledge have been lost," the president said.
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