China grapples with forest fire that killed 30 firefighters

China grapples with forest fire that killed 30 firefighters

Firefighters are struggling to douse a forest fire that broke out in the mountains of southwestern China at the weekend and killed 30 firefighters. The fire broke out on Saturday in the Muli county of Sichuan province, perched at an altitude of more than 4,000 m (13,000 feet). By Sunday afternoon, authorities had sent nearly 700 firefighters to put out the fire, but 30 of them went missing.

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