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Over 200 homes and businesses were ravaged by a huge fire on the island of Guanaja on Saturday. Residents of the Honduran island were forced to flee, leaving behind their homes and businesses to seek safety. The Island is known for its beautiful coral reefs and is a top tourist destination for snorkelers.

A video shared on social media showed the Honduran Air Force busy dropping water to help put out the fire which was burning down homes and buildings. The footage also showed the aftermath of the fire which left behind dozens of homes without windows or roofs.

Minister of the National System for Risk Management and National Contingencies Agency, Max Gonzales said, “We can confirm that we have no human losses but vast material losses.”

Since the island does not have a proper firefighting service, residents were forced to try to bring the fire under control themselves. Around 90 homes were destroyed with 120 completely damaged. Reports showed that four people were injured in the blaze.

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