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An unusual heatwave, tinder-dry under growth and gusting wind created all the conditions for an inferno.
非比寻常的热浪,裹挟着地下的火种,卷积着阵阵狂风,把英国沙德伍兹沼泽变成一片火海。
And the green hills of Saddleworth have been turned black by the flames, with the smoke affecting the city of Manchester ten miles away.
沙德伍兹连绵的青山化为一片灰烬,大火的浓烟甚至影响到了10公里外的曼彻斯特。
The moor has burned before, but not as badly as this.
这片荒地以前就曾发生过火灾,但没有这次严重。
All the really smoky, it’s dry, it’s windy, there’s, there’s pockets of fire everywhere. Wind direction changes, it’s dangerous.
一片乌烟瘴气,物候干燥,风又大,到处都是火苗。危险的是,风向随时都在改变。
Why is it so difficult to fight this particular fire?
这场大火为什么这么难扑灭?
Because it just keeps popping up in different areas, so you think you’ve got it and then it comes underneath and pops somewhere else.
因为火种肆虐在各处,你扑灭了这里,另一处地下的火种又会冒出来。
On Tuesday night, the blaze was officially designated a major incident and a nearby housing estate evacuated.
周二晚,官方将此次火灾认定为重大事故,附近的居民开始疏散撤离。
You’ve never seen no like it last night, 20:00 say, for flames coming straight towards us, just we need a little help to put this back.
昨晚真是见所未见,大火向我们扑来,我们需要援助。
We’re going to leave because the smoke was really, really sort of dense and you could hardly breathe, bless your eyes were burning as well.
我们必须撤离,烟子太浓了,让人窒息,眼睛也火辣辣地疼。
Some people you know they were just giving masks away to help others to breathe.
有人发放口罩来帮助呼吸。
More than 100 firefighters from across the north of England have been called in.
此次火灾已召集来自英格兰北部100多名消防员展开救援工作。
All in all, some two thousand acres of the moor has been destroyed by this fire and you can see that the wind is blowing, the smoke across and causing this kind of thing.
一句话,此次火灾烧毁了大约2000英亩土地,呼啸的大风,弥漫的浓烟共同造成了现在的局面。
Look down here, another outbreak of fire, just where the firefighters have already put much of it out.
看看地下,又在酝酿新的火种,而就在这里,之前消防员已经基本扑灭了火苗。
Emergency services expected to take at least a week to extinguish the fire for certain.
应急救援部门称至少需要一周时间才能完全扑灭大火。

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According to emergency services, how long will it take to extinguish the fire for certain?
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