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  • A team of firefighters and villagers Sunday hike to the location of the fire that broke out the previous day in the Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Sichuan province. Photo: Cao Jianhua
 
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    A team of firefighters and villagers Sunday hike to the location of the fire that broke out the previous day in the Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Sichuan province. Photo: Cao Jianhua 
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Gallery: Fighting Sichuan’s Deadly Forest Fire

Local villagers accompanied some of the firefighters tackling a deadly forest fire that broke out in a remote part of Southwest China’s Sichuan province on Saturday. The villagers recorded the battle that took the lives of 30 firefighters

04.04.2019
A team of firefighters and villagers Sunday hike to the location of the fire that broke out the previous day in the Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Sichuan province. Photo: Cao Jianhua 
Firefighters climb down a steep slope on Sunday. Photo: Cao Jianhua
Firefighters work to put out some burning brush on Sunday. Photo: Cao Jianhua
Smoke rises from the site of the fire on Sunday. Photo: Cao Jianhua 
Firefighters clear trees to create a buffer zone to prevent the fire from spreading. Photo: Cao Jianhua
Firefighters, villagers and others sent to contain the fire take a break. Photo: Cao Jianhua 
Firefighters who survived an encounter with the fire rest in a cave on Monday. Photo: Ying Wujin
Villagers prepare to take the remains of the first victims of the fire down a hill on Tuesday. Photo: Cao Jianhua

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Gallery: Fighting Sichuan’s Deadly Forest Fire