Games Venue EVACUATED As Bushfire Burns Across Rio
Firefighters are battling a bushfire close to Olympic competition venues in Rio de Janeiro’s north.
Strong winds are continually fuelling the blaze, which is burning near the Olympic Shooting Centre in Deodoro.
Ahora mismo hay un incendio junto a las gradas de tiro olimpico.Un gran olor a humo cubre las sedes de Deodoro pic.twitter.com/zMLVNbCs1K— Planeta Olímpico RM (@Planetolimpico) August 15, 2016
It has caused the venue to be evacuated and competition to be suspended for the day.
Athletics is unaffected.