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Massive fire rages through Buenos Aires

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 00:37

Aug. 1 - Argentine fire-fighters battle to contain a fierce fire blazing through the Buenos Aires Natural Reserve. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A huge fire raged through a Buenos Aires ecological reserve on Wednesday (July 31) evening threatening hundreds of hectares of prime nature. According to local media, fire-fighters rushed to the scene after receiving a report earlier in the evening of a fire at Buenos Aires' exclusive Puerto Madero district. With reports of flames reaching up to 10 metres high, fire-fighters are working round the clock to extinguish the blaze. There is no report of injuries or evacuation. The 350-hectare reserve known as "Reserva Ecologica Costanera Sur" is adjacent to the bustling capital and borders of the banks of the Rio de la Plata.

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Massive fire rages through Buenos Aires

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 00:37