Strong forest fires engulfed the south of Argentina


MEXICO CITY, Dec. 19 — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Znamensky. Thousands of hectares of forests on fire in southern Argentina, according to the Sunday edition La Segunda.

Chubut province authorities have already given the order to fire fighting by all means, and see the situation as very serious. The situation is complicated by the fact that the sources of the spread of fire in extremely tight spaces, which makes it difficult to combat fires.

Now to the forest fire involved special planes discharging water onto the burning forest, the forces of firefighters and volunteers.

Firefighting prevent the high temperatures, strong winds and dry soil. All this contributes to the spread of fire to new territories. But forecasters have reassured the province, to predict the arrival of a cold front in the area of Chubut next Monday.

Source: RIA Novosti

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