Balahton, Russian Federation
FIREFIGHTER EXTINGUISHES FIRE IN VILLAGE BALAHTON.
A firefighter extinguishes a fire in village of Balahton, 149 kms west of Krasnoyarsk, May 17, 2004. Eight people have been killed by forest fires which have raged in Russia's region in the eastern Urals with some 400 homes set ablaze, leaving more than 1,000 people homeless. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin AS/THI