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Firefighters mop-up a hot spot  at a residence levelled by the Erskine Fire in South Lake, California, USA

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Firefighters damp-down a hot spot at a residence levelled by the Erskine Fire in South Lake, California, USA

Workers move tires from a warehouse after a fire broke out at an industrial zone in Karachi, Pakistan

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Workers move tires from a warehouse after a fire broke out at an industrial zone in Karachi, Pakistan

A devotee performs a stunt during the Jal Yatra procession ahead of the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, which will be held on July 6, in Ahmedabad, India, June 20, 2016.

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A devotee performs a stunt during the Jal Yatra procession ahead of the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession July 6, in Ahmedabad, India

epa05364135 Opposition supporters react in front of a burning barricade they set up in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, as they protest against an MP Moses Kuria of the ruling Jubilee coalition who allegedly called for the assassination of opposition leader Raila Odinga, 14 June 2016.  Kenyan police are investigating MP's Moses Kuria and Ferdinand Waititu after they were captured on video making inflammatory remarks against members of the Luo community. The incident comes after weeks of protests led by opposition leader Raila Odinga against the country's electoral body Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).  EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

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Opposition supporters react in front of a burning barricade they set up in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, as they protest against an MP Moses Kuria of the ruling Jubilee coalition who allegedly called for the assassination of opposition leader Raila Odinga 

A labour union member sends a tyre upon a pile of tyres set ablaze at a filtering roadblock close to the entrance of the Total refinery of Donges, western France, on May 31, 2016, to protest against the government's planned labour law reforms.    / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCELOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images

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A labour union member throws a tyre on a pile of tyres at a filtering roadblock close to the entrance of the Total refinery of Donges, western France

Shi'ite fighters with Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near Falluja...Shi'ite fighters with Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near Falluja, Iraq, May 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

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Shia fighters with Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near Fallujah, Iraq

A police car explodes after being set on fire during an unauthorized counter-demonstration against police violence on May 18, 2016 in Paris

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A police car explodes after being set on fire during an unauthorized counter-demonstration against police violence today in Paris, as Police across France demonstrate today against the “anti-cop hatred” they say they have endured during a wave of anti-government protests since early March

A helicopter drops water over tyres burning in an uncontrolled dump near the town of Sesena, after a fire brokeout early on May 13, 2016.   A huge waste ground near Madrid where millions of tyres have been dumped was on fire today, releasing a thick black cloud of toxic fumes that officials worry could harm residents nearby.

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A helicopter drops water over tyres burning in an uncontrolled dump near the town of Sesena, after a fire brokeout. A huge waste ground near Madrid where tyres have been dumped

Wildfire in Fort McMurray...epa05290226 A picture provided by Twitter user @jeromegarot on 05 May 2016 shows a wildfire raging through the town of Fort McMurray, Canada, 03 May 2016. Weather conditions were making it more difficult to extinguish a forest fire that has forced the evacuation of some 70,000 people from the northwestern Canadian city of Fort McMurray. Alberta provincial authorities estimated that at least some 1,600 buildings in the city have been consumed by the flames, which have not caused any deaths or injuries so far.  EPA/TWITTER.COM/JEROMEGAROT ATTENTION EDITORS : EPA IS USING AN IMAGE FROM AN ALTERNATIVE SOURCE AND CANNOT PROVIDE CONFIRMATION OF CONTENT, AUTHENTICITY, PLACE, DATE AND SOURCE.  EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

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A wildfire raging through the town of Fort McMurray, Canada. Weather conditions were making it more difficult to extinguish a forest fire that has forced the evacuation of some 70,000 people from the northwestern Canadian city of Fort McMurray

Smoke fills the air as a small plane flies overhead in Fort McMurray, Alberta

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Smoke fills the air as a small plane flies overhead in Fort McMurray, Alberta

An elevated view shows the remains of the production site of poultry farm Wiesenhof in Lohnde, northern Germany after a fire destroyed large parts of the production site.

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An elevated view shows the remains of the production site of a poultry farm at Wiesenhof in Lohnde, northern Germany, after a fire destroyed large parts of the production site. 

Johannesburg Electricity Protests...epa05215589 A member of the South African Police Service fires rubber bullets on striking community members in Zandspruit, an informal settlement west of Johannesburg, South Africa, 17 March 2016. Community members blocked and barricaded roads surrounding the settlement, after their illegal electricity connections where removed my Johannesburg Council workers almost a week ago.  EPA/KEVIN SUTHERLAND

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A member of the South African Police Service fires rubber bullets on striking community members in Zandspruit, an informal settlement west of Johannesburg. Community members blocked and barricaded roads surrounding the settlement, after their illegal electricity connections where removed my Johannesburg Council workers almost a week ago 

People try to put out a forest fire in Bogot

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People try to put out a forest fire in Bogota

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Anti-riot policemen stand next to a fire during a taxi drivers demonstration against the VTC (transport vehicle with chauffeur) on Tuesday at porte Maillot in Paris 

A resident walks amongst debris of destroyed houses after a fire razed a residential area in Manila on Friday. Almost 300 houses were destroyed on January 22, affecting more than 400 families according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)

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A resident walks amongst debris of destroyed houses after a fire razed a residential area in Manila on Friday

Libyan oil workers try to extinguish fla...Libyan oil workers try to extinguish flames at an oil facility in northern Libya's Ras Lanouf region after it was set ablaze following fresh attacks launched by Islamic State (IS) group jihadists to seize key port terminals, on January 21, 2016.  Fighting broke out at dawn in the Ras Lanouf region, which along with the nearby Al-Sidra facility is one of the country's main oil export hubs, said the National Oil Corporation (NOC).  / AFP / STRINGERSTRINGER/AFP/Getty Images

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Libyan oil workers try to extinguish flames at an oil facility in northern Libya‘s Ras Lanouf region after it was set ablaze following fresh attacks launched by Islamic State 

Fire in Manila leaves 80 families homeless...epa05115144 Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila, Philippines, 21 January 2016. The fire which hit a residential area in Manila left 80 families homeless according to local reports.  EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

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Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila, Philippines, The fire which hit a residential area in Manila left 80 families homeless according to local reports 

A fire fighting helicopter battles a blaze on the mountains above Kommetjie, Cape Town, South Africa on Monday.  Gale force South Easterly winds have been fanning several fires in the Cape making firefighting extremely difficult. The latest blaze ripped through the mountains above Scarborough and Misty cliffs as it moved towards Kommetjie narrowly missing the residential areas. Two hundred firefighters with 25 vehicles and five helicopters are on the scene fighting the blaze.

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A fire fighting helicopter battles a blaze on the mountains above Kommetjie, Cape Town, South Africa on Monday. Gale force South Easterly winds have been fanning several fires in the Cape making firefighting extremely difficult

Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila

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Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila

A Filipino villager burns debris in the typhoon-hit town of Donsol, Sorsogon province, southern Manila, Philippines on Wednesday. Philippine relief officials rushed aid to tens of thousands of people affected by a typhoon that left at least nine people dead. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said large swathes of the eastern and central Philippines have been affected by Typhoon Melor, which is now moving slowly into the South China Sea. The agency said several provinces remained without power and communications as Melor toppled trees, electric posts and flattened houses along its path. Several roads and bridges remained impassable due to flash floods and landslides.

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A Filipino villager burns debris in the typhoon-hit town of Donsol, Sorsogon province, southern Manila, Philippines on Wednesday