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A forest fire in southwestern China turned deadly over the weekend when winds changed unexpectedly, trapping
firefighters and local officials. The bodies of 30 people who could not 36 were found on Monday, officials
announced, even as the fire continued to burn out of control.
37 those who died were the chief of a regional forestry bureau in Sichuan Province, and his deputy, the
state media reported. The officials had traveled to the scene of the fire, which broke out on Saturday in a remote
location at 38 nearing 13,000 feet, and they had not been heard from 39 .
“A huge 40 was formed in an instant,” the Ministry of Emergency Management said in a statement
announcing the deaths.
The death toll appeared to be the largest for firefighters in China since a devastating blaze at a chemical plant in
Tianjin killed more than 100 in 2015.