Hawaii's Maui island wildfire deadliest in century as deaths near 100
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Maui County officials said early Sunday that firefighting crews are continuing to extinguish flare-ups in the Lahaina and Upcountry Maui fires. In the Upcountry Maui fire, three structures in Olinda and 16 structures in Kula were destroyed, CBS News reported. 
Spain continues to fight severe forest fires
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A fire about 60 km north-east of Alicante has destroyed about 6,500 hectares of forest since August 13, according to the state TV station RTVE. Around 1,200 people in the area of the town of Pego had to leave their homes as a precaution, reports dpa news agency. In the autonomous community of Valencia there were two more smaller-scale wildfires.
162 structures destroyed in California's largest wildfire of 2022
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The Oak Fire, ignited a week ago in central California's Mariposa County, has rapidly grown to the largest wildfire so far this year in California. The fire burned over 19,200 acre (77.7 square km) with 45 per cent containment as of Friday morning, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) on Friday.
Spain sees worst wildfire in recorded history
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The fire in the Sierra de la Culebra nature reserve has been fueled by temperatures of over 40 degrees centigrade and winds gusting at up to 70 kilometres an hour. So far 30,800 hectares of woodland and scrub with a perimeter of 120.88 kilometres have been destroyed. The previous worst fires were in the region of Huelva in southwest Spain which destroyed 29,687 hectare in 2004 and another fire that affected 28,879 hectare in Cortes de Pallas in eastern Spain in 2012, Xinhua news agency reported.
Wildfires in New Mexico continue going wild
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The wildfires have burned more than 318 square miles (824 square km) of ponderosa forests across the state, destroying about 300 structures, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the local media reports. In northern New Mexico, officials at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and residents in the nearby town are prepared to evacuate if a wildfire burning there moves closer, said the reports.
171 wildfires burning across Florida
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Wildland firefighters and resources from numerous fire and emergency service departments are working to help suppression efforts, Xinhua news agency reported, citing an update by the Florida Forest Service. The biggest fire is ravaging Gulf County located in the Florida Panhandle, the northwest part of Florida, which is estimated at 12,000 acres (about 4,856 hectares) with containment at 10 per cent, as of Monday morning.
Fast-spreading Florida wildfires lead to evacuation
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At least 600 households have been evacuated in the Florida Panhandle, the northwest part of the US state, as wildfires continued to grow in the state, officials said. There are currently 148 wildfires burning more than 7,100 acres across the state, the Florida Forest Service tweeted on Saturday afternoon.
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