Forest Fire

Mizoram govt seeks IAF’s help to control wildfire

Official sources said the fire, which broke out in Lunglei distrct of the state on Saturday, was spreading fast due to wind and temperature.

published on : 25th April 2021

Three labourers killed in forest fire in Maharashtra

The statement also said a case has been registered against unidentified persons in connection with the incident and an investigation was underway.

published on : 9th April 2021

Uttarakhand forest fires: HC summons officer; IAF douses blaze at three places

Dushyant Mainali, a practising advocate in the HC, said he informed the court about the situation along with laxaties of authorities and the government. 

published on : 7th April 2021

Kappatagudda sees 15 fires in 3 months, foresters up vigil

Incidents of forest fires in Kappatagudda are on the rise after the hillock was declared a wildlife sanctuary a few years ago.

published on : 6th April 2021

Wildfires: Uttarakhand to review economic loss methodology, activists raise questions

Questions are being raised by activists on the methodology used by the forest department to ascertain economic loss caused by forest fires in Uttarakhand. 

published on : 6th April 2021

Forest fire reported in Kodagu's Maldare forest range

The fire is said to have been ignited due to the high temperature.

published on : 5th April 2021

Uttarakhand forest fire: IAF's helicopter participates in fire fighting operation in Tehri Garhwal

Amid the operation, water collected from Tehri lake was sprinkled with the help of a 5000-litre capacity bucket.

published on : 5th April 2021

Centre provides two choppers, NDRF team to combat Uttarakhand wildfires

The development came after Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat spoke to union home minister Amit Shah. 

published on : 4th April 2021

Centre orders deployment of NDRF teams, helicopters in Uttarakhand to tackle forest fires

Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat and took stock of the situation arising out of the forest fires.

published on : 4th April 2021

Mysuru: Miscreants set forest on fire in Karya Siddeshwara hill

More than 16 acres of forest have been destroyed in Karya Siddeshwara hill in a fire on Sunday night.

published on : 30th March 2021

Maharashtra: Forest fires reported in Thane, Palghar; no casualties in both incidents

The blaze was noticed by locals who alerted the cell, and firemen from Vartak Nagar rushed to the spot and put out the fire in a couple of hours, an official said.

published on : 27th March 2021

Satellite-based technology helping Andhra Pradesh stop forest fires

All divisional forest officers are directly linked with the FSI network, and will get information about an incident with clear pictures and accurate location.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Steps to create forest fire awareness in Odisha's Balangir

The group held a cycle rally which started from Gandhi Bhavan and ended at Gandharel village to create awareness among residents on how forest fires could be controlled.

published on : 21st March 2021

Jeypore division forest fire-free: Forest department

While forest fires are raging across the State, the Forest department in Jeypore has heaved a sigh of relief after managing to put out all fire points in Jeypore division.

published on : 19th March 2021

Telangana forest fire toll rises to two as another Chenchu dies

An NGO, Forests and Wildlife Protection Society, has been in touch with the four Chenchus ever since they were admitted at the OGH.

published on : 18th March 2021
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