Bolivia declares emergency over forest fires

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Feux alarmants dans les forêts bolivariennes

VILLA TUNARI, BOLIVIE: Un volontaire bolivien tente d’éteindre un feu dans le parc national de Tunari. 18 août 2010. AFP PHOTO/STR

A state of emergency has been declared in Bolivia as forest fires spread across the country.

Almost 25,000 fires have destroyed about 1.5m hectares (3.7m acres) of land and more than 60 houses.

BBC

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