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Forest fire put out in Inner Mongolia
www.chinaview.cn 2005-07-31 19:36:52

    HOHHOT, July 31 (Xinhuanet) -- Through all-out efforts by over 600 forest policemen and fire fighters, the forest fire raging four days in the Wuma Primeval Forest in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has been completely put out by Sunday morning.

    At about 17:00 on July 27, the regional meteorological bureau monitored and detected strong forest fire as a result of lightning strikes in a tree farm in the Wuma Primeval Forest in the northernpart of the Da Hinggan Ling of Inner Mongolia.

    The regional fire prevention headquarters immediately organized fire fighting efforts, with more than 600 forest policemen and fire fighters taking part in the battle.

    By 21:00 Saturday, various routes of fire fighting forces had encircled the fire which was finally put out by 6:00 a.m. Sunday. Enditem

    

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