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2,000 fire fighters mobilised to put out forest fire in China

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

Over 2,000 professional fire fighters and volunteers were mobilised today to put out a massive fire in a forest in northeastern

The fire broke out in Sanwu Forest in Heilongjiang Province this morning.

Professional fire fighters have entered the forest while the volunteers are on the standby, state-run Xinhua agency reported.

The scale of damage is not immediately clear.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, April 15 2017. 16:42 IST