But most startling is the footage of multiple fires that have broken out in areas like London, Kent, Cornwall, Pembrokeshire and more. Several videos show fire departments attempting to control the blaze in the 40°C heat.
\u201cNOW - Trees on fire along a highway east of London, UK.\n\nhttps://t.co/SkfzDtBLGS\u201d
The London Fire Brigade declared Tuesday a "major incident response" as they tried to put out fires and asked people to only call in an emergency.
They also urged people to not conduct bonfires or barbecues and asked people to properly discard lit cigarettes as they can all create unintentional wildfires.
\u201cSeveral houses have been severely damaged after fires broke out in a village on the outskirts of East London.\n\nLondon Fire Brigade has sent 15 fire engines and around 100 firefighters to Wennington to tackle the blazes.\n\nRead more: https://t.co/NeG3Xs5ezp\u201d