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Forest fire breaks out, nearby Heilongjiang farms evacuated (2)

(People's Daily Online)

15:35, October 10, 2011

On Oct.9, firemen putt out the forest fire in Hongxing District of Yichun, Heilongjiang province. (Xinhua)

Officials from Yichun said that the fire was mostly extinguished as of 4:50 p.m., and the perimeter around where the fire broke out is still under surveillance. According to a preliminary investigation, the fire was caused by a tractor. The driver is in custody of the public security department, pending further proceedings.

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