Tanzania says more helicopters and planes will be deployed from Thursday to put out the fires on Mount Kilimanjaro, which have been raging for five days.
Firefighters and volunteers are struggling, according to Tourism Minister Hamisi Kigwangalla, as efforts to extinguish the flames have not been completely successful.
Progress has been hampered by the presence of strong winds and acres of shrubs and dry grass.
More than 500 volunteers have been up fighting the blaze on Africa’s tallest mountain. Ends.