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Yunnan forest fire extinguished

05-08-2010 11:12 BJT

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A forest fire has been put out in southwest China's Yunnan province.

The provincial weather department says Yunnan is still suffering from drought. Yunnan has suffered 260 forest fires this spring, twice as many as the same period last year.

Dry weather and heavy wind are the main cause. An orange warning for high temperature across the province was released on Friday.

Friday's fire happened in Anning city, only 27 kilometers from the provincial capital, Kunming.

 

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Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CCTV.com

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