China: 5 climbers killed in fire

From ShanghaiDaily:

Five climbers killed in mountain fire in NE China

March 22, 2015

DALIAN, March 22 (Xinhua) — Five mountain climbers have been confirmed dead after a fire in Dahei Mountain in northeastern Chinese city of Dalian Sunday, according to local fire fighters.

The forest fire control center received the fire report at 1:48 p.m. and sent more than 300 fire fighters to the site.

No further information on the climbers is available so far.

The fire was brought under control at 5:50 p.m. The cause of the mountain fire is still under investigation.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+