The La Tuna fire, one of the largest wildfires in Los Angeles' history, burns 5,800 acres as firefighters brace for more extreme heat and dangerous winds.
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- The La Tuna Canyon fire continues to burn in Los Angeles, California, becoming the largest fire in the city's history. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declares a state of emergency for the city.
- The La Tuna Fire continues to burn in Los Angeles, California, becoming the largest fire in the city's history at around 5,800 acres. Mayor Eric Garcetti declares a state of emergency.
- Fana Broadcasting reports that the Parliament of Ethiopia approves a bill and lifts the state of emergency, two months earlier than planned.
- Latvia opts to describe an ongoing drought as "a natural disaster of a national scale" that can be dealt with using normal laws, in preference over declaring a state of emergency.
- The government of Papua New Guinea declares a state of emergency and suspends the government of Southern Highlands Province following post-election riots in the provincial capital of Mendi.
- A state of emergency is declared in New South Wales, Australia, as a bushfire continues to burn out of control. More than 500 personnel from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Fire and Rescue NSW and the Australian Defence Force are tackling the bushfire, which has torn through the Holsworthy Barracks and threatens the suburbs of Sydney.
- Seven regions in New Zealand declare states of emergency as Cyclone Gita makes landfall.