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Croatian water bomber helping fight fire north of Ljubljana

By: P.T., STA

Firefighters are fighting a major forest fire that broke out on Monday on the slopes of the Baba hill near Preddvor, about 30 kilometres north of Ljubljana.

Army helicopters have been activated and a Croatian water bomber joined the effort. An estimated 600-700 hectares of forest has been affected. A near-by village has been secured, but several firefighters have been injured. A lot of wood in private forests has gone up in smoke along with several holiday facilities.

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