The burned forest vegetation is seen on the burn area in Guanguiltagua, the Metropolitan Park of Quito, Ecuador. The burned forest vegetation is seen on the burn area in Guanguiltagua, the Metropolitan Park of Quito, Ecuador.
The charred eucalyptus trees and burned forest vegetation are seen on the burn area in Guanguiltagua, the Metropolitan Park of Quito, Ecuador. The charred eucalyptus trees and burned forest vegetation are seen on the burn area in Guanguiltagua, the Metropolitan Park of Quito, Ecuador.
The charred eucalyptus trees and burned forest vegetation are seen on the burn area in Guanguiltagua, the Metropolitan Park of Quito, Ecuador. The charred eucalyptus trees and burned forest vegetation are seen on the burn area in Guanguiltagua, the Metropolitan Park of Quito, Ecuador.

Metropolitan park burned

Quito, Ecuador – September 2013

The charred eucalyptus trees and burned forest vegetation are seen on the burn area in Guanguiltagua, the Metropolitan Park of Quito, Ecuador. Due to the massive fire that took place on September 22, 2013, about 50 hectares of the urban forest ecosystem were burned down.

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You did a marvelous job documenting and photographing this disaster. The images, as is the case with any disaster imagery is difficult to look at and often leaves in the mind the question, "Why did this happen?" Well done.

Chris Flees

23.12.2013 – 00:53