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The worst forest fires in history

Love Exploring Logo By Jacqui Agate of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 43: Sadly, forest fires have never been far from the headlines in the last few years. As the impact of climate change takes its toll and areas see record-breaking high temperatures and drought, violent blazes have flared up all over the world, from Greece and California to the Amazon rainforest. We take a look at some of the most destructive blazes the planet has ever seen, ranging from the late 1800s to the modern day.

Devastating blazes that changed the world

Sadly, forest fires have never been far from the headlines in the last few years. As the impact of climate change takes its toll and areas see record-breaking high temperatures and drought, violent blazes have flared up all over the world, from Greece and California to the Amazon rainforest. We take a look at some of the most destructive blazes the planet has ever seen, ranging from the late 1800s to the modern day.
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