Hundreds battle mountain fire in northeast China

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Nearly 950 firefighters have been battling a fire near Qipan Mountain in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang, local authorities said.
Xinhua

Nearly 950 firefighters have been battling a fire near Qipan Mountain in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang, local authorities said.

The fire broke out at about 1:50pm Wednesday and spread fast with the help of strong winds, according to local authorities.

Two hundred more firefighters are on their way to the scene.

No casualties have been reported so far, and an investigation is underway.

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