CHENGDU, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Fire fighters
Monday put out a wild fire that raged for about 24 hours on a plateau grassland
in southwest China's Sichuan Province, leaving 22 dead and four injured.
Two of the injured were critically ill,
said Li Bing, a rescue official from the provincial health bureau.
He said the injured were sent to the
provincial capital of Chengdu Monday for treatment.
The casualties occurred Sunday afternoon,
when the fire fighters were putting out embers in a mountain valley in
Daofu County, in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Garze. A strong gust