Wildfires Are Raging Outside Every Major City in Australia

Australia has deployed military planes and ships to provide aid as hundreds of wildfires rage across Australia, forcing residents to flee and destroying homes. The Australian Defense Force is sending ships to the Victoria town of Mallacoota on a two-week supply … Read More

Australia fires: 5 questions answered

For the third time since the start of Australia’s fire season, a state of emergency has been declared in the Australian state of New South Wales due to fires that are burning out of control. The flames have forced thousands … Read More

More than 1 billion animals estimated dead in Australia wildfires: Expert

MOLLYMOOK, AUSTRALIA — More than 1 billion animals are estimated to have died in the devastating wildfires ravaging Australia, an expert said Wednesday. More than 800 million of those animals are estimated to have been killed in New South Wales alone, according to … Read More

Thousands of Tourists Flee Australian Bushfires as Military Begins Evacuations

In this photo provided by the Australian Defence Force, H.M.A.S. Choules appears as a ghostly figure through smoke haze off the coast of Mallacoota, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. The Australian Defence Force is moving naval assets to Mallacoota on a … Read More

State of emergency declared in New South Wales following devastating bushfires

There are up to 100 fires currently raging in New South Wales. Photo credit: Getty Images A state of emergency has been declared in New South Wales as bushfires continue to devastate Australia. New South Wales premier Gladys Berejiklian said … Read More

Toll rises in Australian wildfires with more danger ahead

The death toll for wildfires raging across Australia’s most populous state has risen to four as authorities warn of worsening conditions to come. This NASA Modis satellite image provided by Maxar shows smoke from wildfires burning in New South Wales, … Read More

Bushfires rage across parts of southeast Australia

Homes destroyed and thousands lose power as blazes tear across New South Wales and Victoria. Bushfires that razed dozens of homes in southeast Australia have now been mostly contained, but not before causing damage to or destroying several homes and other buildings. … Read More