Tue, April 19, 2011
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Fire put off before reaching tourist site of Mount Tai

2011-04-19 13:58:16 GMT2011-04-19 21:58:16(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A firefighting helicopter loads water near the site of a mountain fire in east China's Shandong Province, April 19, 2011. A Mi-26 helicopter was sent to help extinguish a mountain fire that broke out here Monday morning. The fire was put off Tuesday before it reached the tourist site of Mount Tai. (Xinhua/Xu Suhui)

A firefighting helicopter trails a load of water to the site of a mountain fire in east China's Shandong Province, April 19, 2011. A Mi-26 helicopter was sent to help extinguish a mountain fire that broke out here Monday morning. The fire was put off Tuesday before it reached the tourist site of Mount Tai. (Xinhua/Xu Suhui)

Firefighters rest after battling a mountain fire overnight near Mount Tai in east China's Shandong Province, April 19, 2011. A mountain fire that broke out here Monday morning was put off Tuesday before it reached the tourist site of Mount Tai. (Xinhua/Xu Suhui)

A Mi-26 helicopter was sent to help extinguish a mountain fire that broke out here Monday morning. The fire was put off Tuesday before it reached the tourist site of Mount Tai.

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