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Strong winds in Costa Rica on Tuesday morning reached speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour in the northern Pacific, prompting fears of wildfires.
Severe blaze extinguished in Chirripó National Park, but forest fire still rages in surrounding area
Firefighters have extinguished a severe forest fire in Chirripó National Park in Costa Rica's southeastern region. The fire burned through a total of eight hectares of the park, and is still raging in the mountains surrounding the park.
With the approach of Costa Rica’s driest time of the year, propaganda to prevent forest fires has begun flying. Spearheaded by Costa Rica’s own version of Smokey Bear, Toño the Pizote, the “Summer Without Forest Fires” campaign launched on Wednesday.
Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire in the Las Baulas National Marine Park Monday night. Approximately half of a hectare of the park’s area was burned, according to park rangers.
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