Greece: Thousands flee homes as fires rage outside Athens

Emergency services evacuated several northern suburbs of the Greek capital after fresh fires broke out amid a heat wave. The city is engulfed in smoke. Greek firefighters said a large blaze outside the capital, Athens, had receded on Wednesday morning after thousands of people were forced to flee their homes the previous day. The fire came asContinue reading “Greece: Thousands flee homes as fires rage outside Athens”

California’s largest fire torches homes as blazes lash West

Flames racing through rugged terrain in Northern California destroyed multiple homes Saturday as the state’s largest wildfire intensified and numerous other blazes battered the U.S. West. The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already leveled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny community of Indian Falls after dark.Continue reading “California’s largest fire torches homes as blazes lash West”

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