A firefighting helicopter on its way to help contain the forest fire which claimed 30 lives in a remote, mountainous area of Sichuan province in southwest China. Photo: Xinhua

Deadly blaze in China's mountains contained after killing 30

  • Most of those killed were firefighters in their 20s who were trapped when a wind change created a ‘huge fireball’
  • Three helicopters brought in reinforcements to control the Sichuan forest fire
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A firefighting helicopter on its way to help contain the forest fire which claimed 30 lives in a remote, mountainous area of Sichuan province in southwest China. Photo: Xinhua
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