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Big forest fire near Brazilian capital

2010-09-20 06:33:19 GMT2010-09-20 14:33:19 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A forest fire burns in the Aguas Emendadas National Park Ecological Station, north of Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday Sept. 9, 2010. Dry weather, drought and heat has been causing fires across the country and put about 70 percent of the country at risk of fires. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)

A forest fire burns in the Aguas Emendadas National Park Ecological Station, north of Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday Sept. 9, 2010. Dry weather, drought and heat has been causing fires across the country and put about 70 percent of the country at risk of fires. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)

A forest fire burns in the Aguas Emendadas National Park Ecological Station, north of Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday Sept. 9, 2010. Dry weather, drought and heat has been causing fires across the country and put about 70 percent of the country at risk of fires. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)

A forest fire burns in the Aguas Emendadas National Park Ecological Station, north of Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday Sept. 9, 2010. Dry weather, drought and heat has been causing fires across the country and put about 70 percent of the country at risk of fires. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)

A forest fire burns in the Aguas Emendadas National Park Ecological Station, north of Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday Sept. 9, 2010. Dry weather, drought and heat has been causing fires across the country and put about 70 percent of the country at risk of fires.

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