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Hearth crews battle big blazes within the Amazon – after Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro denies they exist

Fire crews battle huge blazes in the Amazon – after Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro denies they exist


FIRE crews struggle blazes within the Amazon — after Brazil’s president mentioned they don’t exist.

Yearly big swathes of the rainforest burn.

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Firefighters are tackling big blazes within the Amazon[/caption]

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The fires happen each dry season and consultants say they’re not often a pure phenomenon [/caption]

Specialists say they’re intentionally began by speculators clearing land for pasture.

Bricklayer Rosalino de Oliveira watched a firefighter tackled flames that got here dangerously near his clap-board dwelling.

He mentioned: “Yearly I undergo from this. No one is aware of who does this. They arrive and burn all the pieces and run away.

“We’re poor. I can barely feed my household on my wage.


“The hearth involves destroy all the pieces in a matter of seconds.”

However president Jair Bolsonaro blamed the media for spreading “lies” in regards to the fires.

Bolsonaro has dispatched the navy to struggle fires since Could however consultants query whether or not these deployments are working.

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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro claims the media are spreading ‘lies’ in regards to the fires [/caption]

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Ensuing smoke may be smelt within the capital of Rondonia 24 miles away[/caption]

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The fires are destroying farmland and threatening houses [/caption]

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Bricklayer Rosalino de Oliveira makes an attempt to guard his home[/caption]

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His sister Miraceli fears dropping the few possessions they’ve[/caption]

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