Argentina Wildfire, The News Spread Like, Well…

Kind of amazing a smaller sized fire could get such International attention so quickly.

Source: Reuters

” BUENOS AIRES, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Wildfires burned at a national park in Argentina’s Patagonia region on Thursday, threatening to destroy trees up to thousands of years old, and the government called for residents in the area to evacuate. The Alerces National Park is a protected area of 650,000 acres (263,000 hectares) in the Andes region of Chubut province, near the border with Chile. The blaze, which government officials said was intentionally set, has destroyed more than 1,730 acres (700 hectares) in the area, according to state news agency Telam.