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Yunnan forest fire burns to outskirts of Kunming‎

2012-03-21 07:34:15 GMT2012-03-21 15:34:15(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

A forest fire in southwest China's Yunnan province was brought under control Tuesday thanks to the efforts of 2,200 people who had been fighting the fire since Sunday, the local firefighting headquarters said Tuesday.

The fire was brought under control at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday, but firefighters will remain at the scene, prepared for any potential emergencies, according to the provincial forest fire prevention headquarters.

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