The fire, which started on Friday, grew over the weekend during a heatwave sweeping large parts of Europe.
A massive, out-of-control Northern California wildfire that destroyed 68 homes and forced thousands to flee has become the fifth largest in state history.
A fast-growing northern California wildfire killed a second firefighter on Friday after high winds drove it into the city of Redding.
The death toll from a Northern California wildfire rose to five with the discovery of human remains believed to be those of a missing elderly woman.
Greece will this weekend begin burying the victims of a devastating wildfire near Athens which killed at least 88 people.
Thousands of people in Southern California had fled a deliberately set blaze southeast of Los Angeles by Saturday morning.
A woman has died in hospital taking the death toll from Greece's worst wildfires to 88, many of them children, officials said Saturday.
Greece's government said there were "serious" indications the fire in which most of the 82 people who perished in the country's worst ever wildfires died.
The worst Greek forest fires in a decade burned at least seven people to death near Athens on Monday as they attempted to flee in their cars or on foot.
Crews battling to subdue the remnants of a sprawling Southern California wildfire held their ground on Thursday against a resurgence of winds that proved weaker than expected.
Firefighters gained an edge in their weeks-long battle against a sprawling wildfire in Southern California on Thursday.
Thousands of weary firefighters, battling a Southern California wildfire that ranks among the largest in state history.
Residents piled into cars and fled on Saturday as surging winds drove one of the biggest fires in California's history toward the wealthy coastal enclave of Montecito.
A raging California wildfire became the state's third-largest on record on Saturday as fresh evacuations were ordered amid a resurgence of the harsh winds that have fueled the deadly blaze.
A raging California wildfire on Saturday became the state's third largest blaze on record.
California firefighting crews may face strong winds on Thursday that could feed a volatile wildfire which has grown into one of the biggest in state history.
Firefighters grappling with a wildfire that has burned out of control for 10 days on California's scenic coastline.
Crews battling wildfires ravaging southern California for a week have managed to slow the spread of the worst of the blazes.
A raging wildfire pushed toward a string of California coastal cities on Sunday, prompting new evacuations as crews fought to save homes in the face of gusty winds.
A wildfire tearing through the French island of Corsica has destroyed 2,000 hectares (nearly 5,000 acres) of forest.