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Argentina: Wildfire devastates more than 10,000 hectares in El Bolson01:40

Argentina: Wildfire devastates more than 10,000 hectares in El Bolson

Argentina, El Bolson
January 28, 2021 at 01:12 GMT +00:00 · Published

A wildfire raging near the tourist town of El Bolson in Argentina's Rio Negro province, which consumed more than 10,000 hectares, was threatening to spread to a residential area on Wednesday.

Footage shows large areas of the Patagonian forest where fire brigades were fighting the wildfires.

More than 100 firemen were working to extinguish the fire which was likely to be tackled shortly as meteorologists predicted a rain in the area.

Argentina: Wildfire devastates more than 10,000 hectares in El Bolson01:40
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A wildfire raging near the tourist town of El Bolson in Argentina's Rio Negro province, which consumed more than 10,000 hectares, was threatening to spread to a residential area on Wednesday.

Footage shows large areas of the Patagonian forest where fire brigades were fighting the wildfires.

More than 100 firemen were working to extinguish the fire which was likely to be tackled shortly as meteorologists predicted a rain in the area.

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