CHINA Forest fire reignites in SW China’s Sichuan Province

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Forest fire reignites in SW China’s Sichuan Province

People's Daily app

10:58, April 07, 2019

The devastating forest fire that killed 31 people in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, SW China’s Sichuan Province, reignited on Sunday, according to the local emergency management authority.

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A firefighting helicopter flies over the forest which re-ignited on Sunday, April 7, 2019 to put out the fire in Muli Tibetan Autonomous County in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. (Photo: CCTV News)

According to the latest aerial photo, the flames are hard to see. Billowing smoke, however, can be seen. Three helicopters were dispatched to extinguish the forest fire, the paper reports.

More information to be updated.

Firefighters are heading to Liangshan on helicopters. (Video: via weibo)

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