Growing fire

A firefighter screams as a forest fire grows behind him in an area close to the house of former painter Oswaldo Guayasamin in Quito, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000135" title="Ecuador" href="/topic/international/ecuador-PLGEO00000135.topic">Ecuador</a>.  More than 1,000 hectares of forest have been burned since the fires started two weeks ago in the province of Pichincha, according to Ecuador's Ministry of Environment.

( REUTERS photo / September 13, 2012 )

A firefighter screams as a forest fire grows behind him in an area close to the house of former painter Oswaldo Guayasamin in Quito, Ecuador. More than 1,000 hectares of forest have been burned since the fires started two weeks ago in the province of Pichincha, according to Ecuador's Ministry of Environment.

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