Guaranda Ecuador: Fires still not under control in grasslands, forest

Posted on September 2, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate

A real environmental disaster occurs in the northern province of Bolivar, because a bushfire that would have started at 09:00 last Thursday and until yesterday afternoon could not be controlled despite the efforts of firefighters and community members. In addition to the destruction of a pine forest and large areas of grasslands, the accident killed a woman. There are also wounded. The flames rise into the community Totora Heart Guaranda Canton. Read Article

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