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A firefighter works on a wildfire on the coastline next to a residential area in Benitachell, near Javea, in Valencia province, Spain. Hundreds of houses were affected by flames and around 1400 people had to be evacuated from their houses yesterday at the resort areas of Javea and Benitachell, due to the intense heat, strong winds and the dense vegetation in the area.
A firefighter battles a spot fire at the Rocky Fire in Lake County, California
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Nepalese fire fighters and local people bring a fire under control at a historic house in Bangemuda in central Kathmandu, Nepal, after six hours of continuous effort
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A blaze engulfs part of a national forest in Brazil, the Floresta Nacional in Brasilia, as the nation’s capital is hit by a drought.
An exhausted firefighter rests while his colleagues continue to extinguish a huge fire in the Shalimar Paints factory in Howrah, 30km west of Kolkata, India, on Wednesday morning
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A firefighter fights a forest fire at Ferreira de Aves, in Satao, Portugal on Friday. Some 247 firemen, using 67 land vehicles and four airplanes, are trying to extinguish the fire.
A pig passes a group of firemen attempting to extinguish a fire on a farm in Bad Duerrheim, southern Germany
Firefighter Jesus Acosta holds a candle during a vigil and memorial gathering in Prescott, Arizona, US, for 19 colleagues who died in the Yarnell Hill fire, a wildfire caused by record heat and erratic winds. The victims were members of an elite “hotshot” unit and was the biggest loss of firefighters’ lives since the September 11 attacks and the most from a US wildfire in 80 years