The explosion at the Islam Qala crossing in Afghanistan's western Herat province caused a massive fire that consumed more than 500 trucks carrying natural gas and fuel.
People in a 25-kilometre stretch west from Wooroloo to the Walyunga National Park northeast of Perth were told Tuesday it had become too dangerous to leave their homes.
Reports say fire services were delayed in arriving at the scene and took two hours to bring the blaze under control.
Several people were taken to hospital in Lebanon after a fire at a Syrian refugee camp that state media said was started deliberately
Plumes of smoke billowed across the Australian city of Brisbane as firefighters fought a blaze at a recycling plant.
Police fired tear gas at protesters in Paris during a rally against a proposed security law that would restrict sharing images of police officers in France.
Thousands of people in the US state of Colorado are fleeing a wildfire that hasn't stopped burning since mid-August.
Army helicopters were dispatched on Saturday to help douse the fire, the state-run National News Agency reported.
Some 300 firefighters tried to put out two large forest fires that are still active in a mountainous area of Córdoba province, in central Argentina.