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Smoke from Fires in Bolivia Still Veiling Skies Over Mato Grosso, Brazil

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September 7th, 2010 Category: Fires

Brazil - September 5th, 2010

Smoke from fires burning in Bolivia continues to blow over neighboring countries. Here, parts of Brazil, mainly in the state of Mato Grosso, are veiled by clouds of smoke.

A state of emergency was declared in Bolivia due to these quickly spreading forest fires. Over 25,000 fires have been registered across the country, hitting mostly Bolivia’s Amazon and eastern regions.

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