China: Wildfire - Dec 2010

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A wildfire in Dao fu County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Garze, Sichuan Province razed more than 33 hectares, killing at least 22 people. Another four were seriously injured. (OCHA, 7 Dec 2010) The fire that raged for about 24 hours on a plateau grassland was finally extinguished on 6 December 2010. (Xinhua, 6 Dec 2010)

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