The governor of California has requested assistance from Australia and Canada to fight the nearly 560 blazes ravaging across the US state.
A huge contingent of police and fire fighters have been deployed following an apparent explosion and subsequent fire at the Poly America plant in Grand Prairie, Texas.
A fast-moving brush fire north of Los Angeles prompted mandatory evacuation orders for some 500 homes on Wednesday.
A massive fire struck a closed fruit and vegetable market in the new industrial area of the emirate of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates.
Firefighters are battling a blaze that tore through several industrial buildings near the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Fire crews spent two hours Friday afternoon battling a blaze at a chemical plant that sent billowing clouds of smoke into the air just a short distance from the Atlanta airport.
Footages show a massive blaze breaking out of one of the World Trade Center's towers in the capital city of Nigeria, Abuja.
Iran’s Police chief said a number of suspects have been arrested in connection with recent acts of arson.
Summer heat caused a massive fire that broke through trees and green areas in Khaeez protected forest in southwest Iran since Thursday before it was extinguished on Tuesday.
Latest reports indicate that the main building of the Iranian Oil Ministry has been now secured and the staff are back inside after a fire which broke out on the 15th floor was contained.