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Thousands of acres of Killarney National Park were in flames last April. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan

Thousands of acres of Killarney National Park were in flames last April. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan

Thousands of acres of Killarney National Park were in flames last April. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan

The devastating fire at Killarney National Park last April produced greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual mileage of 7,600 cars.

That’s despite burning just half the land area originally feared.


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