Fire fighter tackles Brazil wildfire
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Brazil wildfires threaten homes and national parks

Emergency services in Brazil are struggling to control wildfires that have destroyed large areas of national parks and hundreds of homes in the north and east of the country.

Brazil's National Space Research Institute said there had been a three-fold increase this year in the number of fires threatening rural areas in five states.

Paulo Cabral reports from Sao Paulo.

  • 15 Aug 2010
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