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Indonesia is setting the example for how to fight forest fires

Firefighters try to extinguish forest fires at Sebangau National Park area in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September 14, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan  SEARCH "KURNIAWAN RAYA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.  TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. - RC1C6C839230

The blazes charred 2.6 million hectares of land and emitted more carbon dioxide than the U.S. economy. Image: REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

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Firefighters extinguish a fire in Kampar on Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Aug. 13 Image: WAHYUDI/GETTY
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Officers handling forest and peatland fires are seen extinguishing fires in Kepulauan Meranti District in February. Image: RIAU IMAGES/GETTY
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