NEPALGUNJ, May 6: An area of 5,133 hectares of various community forests and Chakla forest in Banke is currently burning.

UDAYAPUR, May 1: Forest fires have destroyed thickets and trees on around 300 hectares of jungles located at Chaudandigadhi, Belaka and Triyuga municipalities of the district.

Woman dies in wildfire

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DOTI, March 29: A woman who was critically hurt in a wildfire in Doti district died early this morning while receiving treatment.

TRISHULI (NUWAKOT), March 24: A forest area spanning around 2,000 ropanis of land (1.02 square kilometers) was damaged by a recent wildfire in Nuwakot. The fire has its direct implications for forest products as well as the wildlife.

LAHAINA, Hawaii, Aug 11: Maui residents who made desperate escapes from flames, some on foot, asked why Hawaii’s famous emergency warning system didn’t alert them as fires raced toward their homes, in interviews at evacuation centers Thursday.

ARGHAKHANCHI, May 17: The Arghakhanchi Police have arrested four people on the charge of their involvement in causing a wildfire at Dhakhabang of Bhumikasthan municipality-2 in the district. The fire later spread to the settlement and resulted in the deaths of four people.

KATHMANDU, May 14: There were 621 incidents of fire including forest fires in a month in the country. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority, the country recorded 527 cases of fire and 94 of wildfire between April 14 and May 13

LUMBINI, April 29: With the onset of the dry season, wildfires are rampant in the forests of the Himalayan nation, Nepal. According to available data, hectares of forestland have been destroyed in bushfires every year, and many wild animals killed, incurring losses of properties worth thousands of rupee. In some cases, human casualties took place.

KATHMANDU, April 13: Air pollution in various parts of the country including in the Kathmandu Valley has increased lately due to incidents of forest fire.

DADELDHURA, August 5: Agriculture output has gradually slumped in Dadeldhura district as farmers are being displaced from agricultural occupation after wild animals arriving from nearby conservation areas started frequently ravaging their crops.

MANMA, April 12: Multiple incidents of wildfire have been reported in forest areas across Kalikot district.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Nepal is battling its worst forest fires in years, officials said on Friday, with smoke wafting across its mountains and souring the air as it settles into the bowl that holds capital city Kathmandu.

PERTH, Australia, Feb 2: An out-of-control wildfire burning northeast of the Australian west coast city of Perth has destroyed an estimated 30 homes and was threatening more Tuesday, with many locals across the region told it is too late to leave.

MELBOURNE, Feb 12: Australia’s deadly wildfires have opened up a small window of opportunity for the country to break a decade-long impasse on climate policy, as some politicians and big business push for major change.

BUCHAN, AUSTRALIA, Feb 6: It was an inevitability, thought Australian cattle farmer Donald Graham and his wife Bronwyn, that bushfires would one day tear through the bushland that surrounded their home, a remote property overlooking the Snowy River National Park.

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 15: Australian Open officials delayed the start of play by two hours on the second day of qualifying until smoke from regional wildfires cleared later Wednesday.

CANBERRA, Australia, Jan 15: Fire alarms have been sounding in high-rise buildings across downtown Sydney and Melbourne as dense smoke from distant wildfires confuse electronic sensors. Modern government office blocks in the Australian capital Canberra have been closed because the air inside is too dangerous for civil servants to breathe

Elton John and Chris Hemsworth are among the celebrities donating big bucks for relief efforts as wildfires engulf Australia.

PERTH, Australia, Dec 21:  Australia’s most populous state was paralyzed by “catastrophic” fire conditions Saturday amid souring temperatures, while one person died as wildfires also ravaged the country’s southeast.

PYUTHAN, May 26: Five years ago, a fire had engulfed the Siddhakanath Community Forest of Jhimruk Rural Municipality-4. However, at the time, the locals were able to contain it within some hours.  However, this year, locals remained helpless as the fire raged through the forest and destroyed it. Fire lept through the woods on Wednesday and locals have been powerless in bringing it under control.

Blizzard warnings were posted from Colorado to Minnesota on Wednesday and wildfires were a concern in New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma as the second so-called “bomb cyclone” storm in less than a month hit the central U.S., raising the prospect of renewed flooding in the already drenched Midwest.

A dog named Kingston is back with his family 101 days after he jumped out of their truck as they fled a devastating Northern California wildfire.

'Wildfire goes out of control in Khotang'

December 27, 2018 04:00 am

KHOTANG, Dec 27: The wildfire which broke out in Dambar Khushivalaya Community Forest of Jantedhunga Rural Municipality on Wednesday has reportedly gone out of control.

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Sama Gaun wildfire continues

December 25, 2018 17:00 pm

GORKHA, De 25: The wildfire that erupted two days ago and has been fanning across the forest at Sama Gaun area in southern part of Gorkha district has not come under control yet.

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PARADISE, Nov 13: At least 42 people have been killed in the wildfire raging in Northern California, making it the deadliest fire in the state's history.

CALIFORNIA, Nov 12: Six more people were confirmed killed in the Camp Fire in the north of the state, taking the toll there to 29.

PARADISE, Nov 9: A fast-moving wildfire roared through a Northern California town on Thursday, with deaths reported as it burned a hospital, hundreds of homes and sent tens of thousands of people fleeing flames in cars and on foot, authorities said.

MATI, July 30: Fire officials in Greece raised the death toll from a wildfire that raged through a coastal area east of Athens to 91 and reported that 25 people were missing Sunday, six days after Europe’s deadliest forest fire in more than a century.

REDDING, July 28: A wildfire that roared with little warning into a Northern California city claimed two lives as thousands of people scrambled to escape before the walls of flames descended from forested hills onto their neighborhoods, leaving at least 500 structures destroyed in its wake, officials said Friday.

REDDING, July 27: An explosive wildfire tore through two small Northern California communities Thursday before reaching the city of Redding, killing a bulldozer operator on the fire lines, burning three firefighters, destroying dozens of homes and forcing thousands of terrified residents to flee.

MATI,July 24:  A wildfire killed at least 50 people and injured more than 150 as it swept through a small resort town near Athens, with huge flames trapping families with children as they fled.

RASUWA, May 7: The wildfire in a forest inside the Langtang National Park has come under control in the morning today.

Wildfire destroys eight houses

April 11, 2017 19:25 pm

PANCHTHAR, April 11: Property worth millions of rupees was reduced to ashes as the fire gutted eight houses and four sheds in Hilihang Rural Municipality-7 in the district.

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

MUSTANG, Jan 21: A massive wildfire in a jungle at Kunjo VDC, Mustang is yet to come under control.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, April 25: Wildfires in different community and national forests including Shuklaphant Wildlife Reserve Area have destroyed over 10,000 hectares of forests.