The US state's second largest ever wildfire was ignited by a tree hitting electrical distribution lines west of a dam in the Sierra Nevada, state authorities said.
Wind-fuelled fires prompt evacuation orders for more than 30,000 residents in two towns just east of the Rockies near Colorado state's Denver city, authorities say.
Bird flu kills at least 5,200 cranes in the northern region, forcing farmers to cull chickens, as authorities race to pick up carcasses of the migratory birds.
The men were accused of starting fires in Syria that killed at least three people and damaged 370 homes in September of last year.
In Russia’s coldest region of Yakutia, fires have burned through an area larger than Portugal, with 50 forest fires currently ablaze.
France dispatches hundreds of firefighters to battle a wildfire that broke out in Var in the south, where several campsites have been evacuated and people asked to avoid congesting the roads.
Photographs posted on social media show huge walls of flame and billowing clouds of smoke towering over villages in the forested hills in Algeria, becoming the latest Mediterranean country to be hit by wildfires.
Blaze on Evia ripped through thousands of hectares (acres) of pristine forest across its northern part, forcing the evacuation of dozens of villages.
The Dixie Fire has ravaged 446,723 acres in four counties, up from the previous day's 434,813. That area is larger than Los Angeles, and has surpassed the sweep of the vast Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon.
Thousands of residents and vacationers in areas where fires broke out days ago have fled by land and by sea as firefighters and volunteers battled through the night.
The Dixie Fire is the sixth biggest in the state’s history and is still spreading due to hot, bone-dry, gusty weather.
Officials in northern California warn residents of two communities in the path of the raging blaze to evacuate immediately as high winds whipped the flames onwards.
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