A large-scale fire, dubbed the Apple Fire by local firefighters, is burning in Cherry Valley, a community about 120km east of Los Angeles.
A NSW upper house committee has supported comedian Celeste Barber's wishes for her fundraising efforts to be delivered to bushfire communities.
Firefighters have contained a large factory fire in Melbourne's north but will remain at the scene overnight until the blaze is completely extinguished.
More than 60 backpackers and pub-goers have been accounted for after a major blaze at a backpackers hostel in Bundaberg .
The bushfire seasons in the north and south of WA have started to overlap despite their different climates, a royal commission has been told.
Australian comedian Celeste Barber has supported a change to the rules surrounding NSW RFS funding as a NSW upper house inquiry on the matter kicks off.
17 US sailors and 4 civilians have been taken to hospital after a large fire broke out on board a US navy ship docked at San Diego.
The endangered Smoky mouse has been discovered in the Kosciuszko National Park after it was feared to have been wiped out of the area by bushfire.
It's been 20 years since Robert Long torched a backpackers hostel in the dead of night, killing 15. Now he wants Queensland authorities to free him.
A father and son killed in a holiday home fire in regional Victoria have been remembered in a funding campaign aimed to help the rest of their family recover.
The families of three people killed in a house fire in regional Victoria have shared a tribute to their loved ones.
Two people, including a child, are dead after a holiday house fire in regional Victoria also left a number of others injured.
The Black Summer bushfires were responsible for almost three times the fatalities recorded in the official death toll.
The $51.3 million raised by comedian Celeste Barber will be spent prudently and transparently, the NSW Rural Fire Service commissioner says.
Angelo Risso, Margaret Scheikowski and Ashlea Witoslawski
Bushfire-ravaged towns will receive $650 million as they work to recover from the devastating summer bushfires.
Authorities say at least 13 homes have been destroyed in a Florida Panhandle blaze dubbed the Five Mile Swamp Fire.
Residents have been warned to shut their doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners after a smoke alert was issued for Perth.
Emergency WA says lives and property are still at risk from a bushfire burning south of Perth since Monday.
The planning authority has refused to delay its decision on the proposed Stoneville development until after the findings of the royal commission into bushfires.
Boyup Brook’s Peter Chilwell has organised for volunteers to help with the clean-up and reconstruction of farms affected by the recent bushfires in New South Wales.
A bushfire has broken out at the popular golf course in Churchlands this morning.
The Chief of Australia’s Defence Force says he was uneased by images of ADF personnel responding to bushfires being used for political advertisements by the Prime Minister.
The zoo at Mogo has reopened its doors to the local community - a day before the public reopening - after bushfires swept through the area on New Year's Eve.
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