#wildfire

.Málaga, Spain
Forest firefighters work on a wildfire near the town of Jubrique, in Malaga province, Spain. (Photo credit: AP)

  • The blaze in Sierra Bermeja is brought on by climate change, authorities said
  • The mega-fire added to Spain's poor rural depopulation
  • We are facing the most complex fire known by the forestry extinction services in recent years, an official said

.Castaic, CA, USA
The fire erupted near the mountainous terrain of Castaic. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Two firefighters sustained burn injuries
  • The fire has spread through 450 acres of land
  • Firefighters were making "good progress", officials said

.Estepona, Spain
Nearly 800 people in southwestern Spain have been evacuated. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Road traffic has been disrupted as firefighting teams and planes fight a wildfire
  • It also prompted the first evacuation of people near Estepona
  • Several housing developments were emptied by authorities

.South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
South Lake Tahoe is a resort town. (Photo

  • The authorities had issued evacuation warnings for the city of 22,000 on Sunday
  • Barton Memorial Hospital proactively evacuated 36 patients
  • The Lake Tahoe area in the Sierra Nevada mountains is a recreational paradise

.California, USA
A firefighter is dwarfed by an aerial drop at the the Chaparral Fire in Murrieta which still blazes. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Firefighters said the Lake Tahoe fire was 'more aggressive than anticipated'
  • Flames churned through mountains just a few miles southwest of the Tahoe Basin
  • The blaze that broke out August 14 was 19% contained after burning nearly 245 square miles

.California, USA
The federal air-quality data site AirNow reported a US Air Quality Index peak of 422 for South Lake Tahoe. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The culprit is the 126,182-acre Caldor Fire
  • The last time the area experienced anything near this week's smoke, she said, was during the Rim Fire
  • The Caldor Fire is the state's third-largest blaze

.Minnesota, USA
The wildfire is believed to be triggered due to due to lighting strike. (Photo Credit Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The fire was detected on August 15 and is believed to have been sparked by lightning
  • Most of the growth of the wildfire happened on Monday afternoon
  • According to the fire officials, the fire in and north of Superior National Forest has mostly gone according to the weather

.Placerville, CA, USA
Firefighters refill water while fighting the Caldor Fire on Hazel Valley Road east of Riverton, California, on Thursday, August. 19, 2021.

  • The Caldor Fire in the northern Sierra Nevada has already destroyed dozens of homes
  • The winds could gust to 40 mph (65 kph) Saturday
  • We’re going to invest everything we can into holding the fire, an operations section chief said

.California, USA
.California, USA
The wildfires happen due to climate change. (Photo Credit Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • California has witnessed many devastating wildfires in the past
  • The wildfires in the state are being caused by the change in climatic conditions
  • Camp Fire in 2018 was the deadliest of all