Firefighters mourned after Sichuan blaze

By Zhang Yi | China Daily | Updated: 2019-04-02 08:48

Firefighters have become national heroes after 27 were killed while fighting a forest fire that broke out on Saturday in the Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture of Sichuan province.

Crowds gathered to pay tribute on Monday evening, when some of their bodies were carried back to Xichang.

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