A tanker plane that crashed and killed its three American crew members as they fought wildfires in Australia had just dropped liquid to suppress the flames, investigators said.
A water tanker plane fighting wildfires in Australia has crashed killing three American crew members, officials have said.
Two trained spaniels have found seven koalas alive in an Australian forest that was affected by wildfires.
Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said on Thursday.
Crews battling Australia’s wildfires have said that they have been able to turn from defence to offence for the first time in weeks thanks to a break in the weather.
Climate change activists in London are protesting against the Australian government’s response to the devastating wildfires, in solidarity with thousands rallying on the other side of the world.
Aboriginal leaders in Australia say they have been warning of a bushfire crisis for years, and believe an ancient practice could have helped prevent the current outbreak causing devastation in the country.
Communities across Australia’s fire-ravaged south-east were bracing for a long day of mounting danger on Friday as thousands abandoned their homes for evacuation centres.
A Royal Navy helicopter pilot has helped evacuate people trapped by the devastating wildfires in Australia.
A bushfire victim whose uninsured family home was destroyed has become a millionaire after using his wife’s lucky numbers in the Australian lottery.
Kind-hearted Aberdeen residents have picked up their knitting needles to create soft bird nests, blankets, mittens and joey pouches for animals injured by the Australian wildfires.
Residents in the path of wildfires razing southeast Australia have been urged to evacuate as hot and windy conditions are forecast to escalate the danger over the next two days.
Brian May has revealed that Queen has been asked to play a Live Aid-style benefit concert in aid of the victims of the deadly Australian wildfires.
Thunderstorms and showers brought some relief for firefighters battling deadly wildfires across Australia’s drought-parched east coast on Wednesday.
Sir Elton John has pledged one million dollars of support to help with the response to the deadly Australian wildfires crisis.
A burnt wombat has been spotted searching for food on a road in Australia as wildfires in the country continue to rage.
Bolstered by cooler weather and desperately needed rain, exhausted firefighters in Australia have raced to shore up defences against deadly wildfires before a forecast return of hot and dangerous conditions late this week.
Australia’s government has said it is willing to pay “whatever it takes” to help communities recover from deadly wildfires that have ravaged the country.
Two more people were missing in remote parts of the Australian state of New South Wales as rain and cooler temperatures brought some welcome relief to Australian communities battling wildfires on Monday.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended his leadership and his government’s record on climate change.
The Queen and other senior royals have sent messages of condolence to those affected by the devastating wildfires in Australia.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday called up 3,000 defence force reservists as the threat of wildfires escalated on what shaped as a torrid weekend in at least three states.
One of the largest evacuations in Australia’s history is under way ahead of hot weather and strong winds that are forecast to worsen devastating wildfires raging across the country.
The 19-month-old son of a volunteer firefighter killed tackling the Australian bushfires has been presented with his father’s medal for bravery.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was confronted by angry residents when he visited a wildfire-ravaged town.
Australia deployed military ships and aircraft on Wednesday to help communities ravaged by devastating wildfires that have left at least 17 people dead nationwide and sent thousands of residents and holidaymakers fleeing to the shoreline.
Australia deployed military ships and aircraft on Wednesday to help communities ravaged by apocalyptic wildfires that destroyed homes and sent thousands of residents and holidaymakers fleeing to beaches for safety.
Wildfires burning across Australia’s two most populous states have trapped residents of a seaside town in apocalyptic conditions, destroyed many properties and caused at least two deaths.
Firefighters in Australia have shared the moment their truck was overrun by the bushfire that continues to ravage the south of the country.
Sydney will set off its famous New Year fireworks display after being granted an exemption to a total fire ban.
Thousands of koalas are feared to have died in a wildfire-ravaged area north of Sydney, further diminishing Australia’s iconic marsupial, while the fire danger accelerated on Saturday in the country’s east as temperatures soared.
A code red has been issued in South Australia as temperatures hit 42C in the state’s capital, while firefighters battling wildfires in New South Wales established containment lines ahead of an expected heatwave.