Armed police board an aircraft to fight a forest fire in Hulunbuir City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, May 17, 2017. (Xinhua/Mao Yatuan)
More than 800 people and two aircraft are fighting a forest fire that broke out Wednesday in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, according to local authorities.
The fire started around noon in a forest in Chenbarerhu Banner in the city of Hulunbuir.
The fire has burned through around 300 hectares.
No casualties have been reported.