Sydney and parts of NSW sweated through the hottest November night on record, with no respite likely until late Sunday afternoon.
Sydney has broken the 40-degree barrier and swathes of western NSW, SA and northern Victoria are baking through even higher temperatures.
The firies saved the man's house but apologised for the loss of his shed. The grateful homeowner called the fire crews 'superheroes'.
The last correspondence from three American pilots who lost their lives during the Australian bushfires has been revealed.
As Victoria's bushland went up in flames last summer, well-resourced wildlife carers stood ready for government officers to bring them inured animals - but they never came.
A firefighter from the US has debunked a conspiracy theory which has run rampant on social media, as wildfires devastate the US.
Mothers exposed to bushfire smoke have placentas that resemble that of a pack-a-day smoker, while the toxic chemicals from the smoke can affect a child for decades.
Wyatt Tofte was found in a vehicle, with his dog on his lap and grandmother, his family believe he was trying to save them as a wildfire approached,
A young boy has died, while his parents suffered horrific burns as they tried to escape a wildfire in the US.
The fire service's online following was sent into meltdown after officers shared an alarming find during a hazard reduction burn.
A beer lover wasn't about to let California's wildfires destroy his home, so he grabbed the only liquid he had left to fight the blaze - light beer.
A new report has found that many animal species that call Australia's major cities home are under threat.
A kangaroo carer has lobbied Coles to stop selling roo meat and is boycotting the supermarket until they remove wildlife from their shelves.
Queensland residents were unsure which bushfire warnings they should follow after receiving messages to evacuate and to stay home at the same time.