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“The fire is still going on and firefighters from Tanaba, other government agencies and locals are continuing their efforts to contain it,” said Pascal Shelute, an official with Tanaba. Reuters.
Shelotte said in a statement on Twitter that the fire started at a tourist rest area in Huna.
Flames were spotted 19 miles away in the town of Moshi, known as the gateway to Kilimanjaro National Park. Sky News Report quoting local media.
It was not immediately clear how the fire started.
Kilimanjaro is a popular tourist destination. It is estimated that 50,000 tourists climb the mountain almost 20,000 feet (6,000 meters) each year.
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