A firefighter works on the scene of a forest fire that has killed one person, in Xunke County, northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province Thursday April 30, 2009.

The wildfire has ravaged more than 100 square kilometers of wooded area and summoned 6,350 people in the rescue efforts, including over 1,200 forest police, with the rest being professional firefighters.

The cause of the fire isn't known.People living as far as 35 km from the fire site were being evacuated, although the exact number being forced to move was not immediately known.

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