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Peru: Massive fire burns down more than 200 houses in El Callao 01:01

Peru: Massive fire burns down more than 200 houses in El Callao

Peru, San Juan Bosco del Callao
July 25, 2019 at 16:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

A fire destroyed more than 200 mostly wooden houses in San Juan Bosco del Callao, west of Lima, on Thursday.

Dozens of firefighter teams were deployed in the area to tackle the blaze. It took them a few hours to bring it under control as fire hydrants were located at a distance.

The health authorities said that a firefighter and a girl were taken to hospital after being affected by smoke.

Peru: Massive fire burns down more than 200 houses in El Callao 01:01
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A fire destroyed more than 200 mostly wooden houses in San Juan Bosco del Callao, west of Lima, on Thursday.

Dozens of firefighter teams were deployed in the area to tackle the blaze. It took them a few hours to bring it under control as fire hydrants were located at a distance.

The health authorities said that a firefighter and a girl were taken to hospital after being affected by smoke.

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