Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013

Forest fire in San Luis Potosi, Mexico: Woman dies in firefighting

Forest fire in San Luis Potosi region of Mexico has killed a woman of 55 years old. Multiples forest fires have burned 2,500 hectares and displaced more than 400 people.


Forest fire in San Luis Potosi, commonly called SLP or simply San Luis in Mexico has killed a woman of 55 years old. Woman couldn't successfully fight the fire and died due to carbon monoxide poisoning in Tamuin.

Around 11 forest fires are currently burning across San Luis Potosi. Forest fires in San Luis Potosi have burned 2,500 hectares and displaced more than 400 people.

Most of the displaced people are from Lagunillas and Huasteca region.

Following the news published by Xinhua quoting the secretary of the state cabinet, they would ask the federal government to declare a state of emergency regarding the forest fire in San Luis Potosi.

Related post: Latest forest fire disaster in Mexico

Forest fires are burning in Ciudad Valles, Lagunillas, Santa Catarina and Tamasopo Tamazunchale area. More than 500 fire fighters are struggling to control the blaze.

Photo: Forest fires currently burning in San Luis Potosi, Mexico; Televisa News

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 25, 2013

Are you from this area? Or are you familiar with this forest fire? Kindly write your experience in a few sentence in the comment box below.


  1. I've planned vacation for next week to go that region but I'm afraid I have to cancel or delay it.

  2. I have my grandparents there hope every body is ok


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