Wildfires rage near homes in central Argentinian province of Cordoba

Villa Carlos Paz (Argentina) (AFP) – Wildfires rage near homes in the city of Villa Carlos Paz, in Argentina’s central province of Cordoba, causing widespread destruction and prompting evacuations. Firefighters have been trying to control the blaze since it broke out on October 9. According to local media, a man admitted to lighting a fire to heat water for coffee, and said he lost control of the flames. The fires have been exacerbated by challenging weather conditions, with temperatures soaring to around 35 degrees Celsius and strong north winds gusting up to 70 kilometres per hour.


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