Fires break out in south China

The armed police and medical workers evacuated 85 elderlies people from a nursing home endangered by a mountain fire on Thursday in Wuzhou City of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

According to the local public security bureau, a suspect has been detained on suspicion of setting off the fire and an investigation is currently underway.

On Friday another forest fire broke out in Diecai District of Guilin City, spreading across 300 mu (about 20 hectares). A separate investigation has been opened.

There has been no report of any causalities so far in both fires.

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