LISBON, July 26: More than 700 firefighters on Sunday battled a wildfire sweeping across a part of central Portugal, with strong winds complicating efforts to tackle the blaze.

SEOUL, April 5: Firefighters by Friday morning had extinguished large parts of a forest fire burning in the mountainous South Korean region that hosted the 2018 Winter Olympics. It has destroyed 120 homes, forced thousands to flee, and killed one person, with another dying because of a falling object in the high winds fanning the flames.

April 2: 30 firefighters and locals have died battling a forest fire in a mountainous region of western China’s Sichuan province. The firefighters were engulfed by a “huge fireball,” Chinese state media reported.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Firefighters and some police personnel struggled for over six hours to put out a fire that broke out at Makhan, a congested area near New Road where the Juddha Fire Brigade is located.

RAUTAHAT, March 28: Firefighters and police personnel are trying to douse a fire that was triggered by an electric short circuit in a hardware and furniture shop. The fire started at around 7 AM today.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 21: A massive fire erupted at Super Gas Industry in the outskirts of Birgunj on Wednesday, killing two firefighters who had reached the incident site early in the morning. Two others were severely injured in the incident.

LONDON, June 14: Firefighters battled a massive fire in a 27-floor high-rise apartment building in west London for several hours Wednesday.

Hundreds of firefighters and dozens of aircraft fought a massive wildfire threatening New Zealand’s third largest city Christchurch on Thursday.