Ecuador: fires in areas of El Oro causing significant damage

Posted on September 8, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, Weather/Climate reported a wildfire that began at 14:00 on Thursday, until yesterday afternoon could not be controlled by fire crews from El Oro.As the political head of Chilla, Zoilo Matailo still unknown because of the fire that has consumed part of pastures, crops and trees in the hills Rusiococha, Chillacocha, Portete Chilola Mezaloma and within a radius of 500 ha. Emerging Operations Committee declared the area in a state of emergency and appealed for help to the authorities. Read Article

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