Migrants flee burning camp on Greek island of Lesbos

Migrants flee burning camp on Greek island of Lesbos

Thousands of asylum seekers were forced to flee to safety Monday when their camp on the Greek island of Lesbos was badly damaged in a fire apparently started on purpose after a scuffle between migrants. No casualties were reported but tents at the Moria camp were “almost entirely destroyed” and containers that provide additional accommodation […]

California fire of ‘intensity never seen before’ forces thousands to flee

California fire of ‘intensity never seen before’ forces thousands to flee

A wildfire with a ferocity never seen before by veteran California firefighters raced up and down canyons, instantly engulfing homes and forcing thousands of people to flee, some running for their lives just ahead of the flames. By Wednesday, a day after it ignited in brush left bone dry by years of drought, the blaze […]