Teams fighting Sathamangalam Tiger Reserve forest fire sans equipment
Attempts by forest department to extinguish a fire that broke out in Sathamangalam Tiger Reserve (STR) on Sunday night continued for the second day on Tuesday.
Odisha govt rushes to damage control as forest fires surge across state
Sources said in the current forest fire season, Odisha so far has reported a total 29,771 wildfire incidents including over 4,000 in last one week.
Forest fire continues for fifth day at Nadhegoundenpudur village in Coimbatore
Meanwhile, based on the requests from the District administration staff from Sulur Airbase visited the fire-ravaged area.
Forest dept likely to use helicopter to douse Alandurai fire
Coimbatore forest department will seek the use of helicopter to control a fire that broke out in Nadhegoundanpudur near Alandurai two days ago.
Despite burns, forest watcher walked 4km in Karnataka
The team comprised Manjunath, deputy range forest officer, Sundaresh, guard and four watchers- Tungesh DM, Mahesh, Diwakar and Somashekhar.
Forest fire breaks out in Kodaikanal areas due to intense heat waves
Sources said the forest fire has mostly affected the Shenbaganur city view in the Kodaikanal range, with the smoke spreading over to residential areas too.
Forest fire breaks out in Megamalai range
A forest fire has broke out in Periyakulam area of Megamalai forest range, and owing to high wind speed the flames spread fast over the green cover.
Driven into village by forest fire, bear attacks woman in Odisha's Kuldiha
On hearing the woman’s screams, locals rushed to the spot with sticks and chased the animal back to Kuldiha sanctuary.
40 hectares of forest gutted by fire in Denkanikottai
Around 40 hectares of forest area were destroyed in a suspected man-made forest fire in Denkanikottai forest range on Saturday.
Karnataka forest department, IAF discuss fire management
According to forest staffers, since January (onset of the fire season), three meetings were held with the Indian Air Force and fire and emergency authorities.
Forest fire rages in Oupada, Kuldiha ranges of Odisha
However, the fire spread to 10-12 places in the last 48 hours due to the Forest department’s inability to respond to the crisis on time.
Fire incidents double in Kerala, keep officials on toes
The number of forest fires jumped from 95 in January to 302 in February.
Forest fire spreads to 76 spots in Baripada division in Odisha
Sources said many poachers have been arrested in the last three years for deliberately causing forest fires and country made guns, nets and other items seized from their possession.
Forest department training tribals, staff on how to avoid fire incidents in woods
Earlier this week, a fire broke out in the Nallamala forest range near Nagaluty and Bairluty villages, spreading over a kilometre, which the fire department had to put out with a lot of effort.
Telangana WWF conducts awareness programme on forest fires
The usage of technology and modern machinery in case of forest fires was also discussed in the conference.
Karnataka forest department’s firelines trigger unwanted alerts
Early last week at the Nagarhole Tiger Reserve, alerts were sent for three consecutive days. But it was the forest department that was creating fire lines.
In April 645 forest fires reported in Himachal Pradesh due to early summers
The area affected due to these fires is 4976.63 hectares of this 4006.91 hectares natural area and 927.72 hectares of plantations.
30 forest fires spotted in the last six days from Theni forest area
A day after the Kurangani hills forest fire tragedy, several questions were raised over the safety aspects of trekking, especially during the summer.
Theni forest fire: Battling for life at Madurai’s Government Rajaji Hospital
Nine charred bodies retrieved from the hill site, one more succumbs at GRH, Madurai.
Theni forest fire: Do not let anyone make such trips alone, say inconsolable members of Thittagudi victim
It was a plunge into darkness for the residents of Thittagudi. The death of S Subha (pic)(28), hailing from the town, in the Theni forest fire left them grieving.
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