After winter -- when summer temperatures soar -- the fires can return from the dead, igniting dry grass on the surface and spreading over large areas.
Jeanine Anez also instructed the Ministry of Defence to transfer its civil defence team so that it could work with the Ministry of the Environment and local governments to address the crisis.
In Southern California, fires burned in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and San Diego counties, and the forecast called for the arrival of the region's notorious Santa Anas.
Three major collections of fires, dozens in all, carved their way on Thursday through forests, canyons and rural areas in the San Francisco Bay Area and central California.
Some 1,800 firefighters are battling the blazes, which broke out on Tuesday afternoon, fanned by strong winds.
The fire broke out across the LoC and spread to this side of the border in the Balakote sector, resulting in mine blasts early Friday.
After the fake picture went viral, Uttarakhand Chief Minister took to Twitter to say that impact of the wildfires is not the same as propagated
The campaigners said satellite images showed the fire at its closest point was just 1.5 km from the protective dome over the ruined reactor.
The fire was in a small patch of forest and could not be sighted by the satellites.
Speaking to Express, District Forest Officer (DFO) SV Pradeep Kumar Setty stated that 14 quick response teams with five fire watchers each were on high alert to combat forest fires.
They were trapped in the fire due to a sudden change in the wind direction, the report said.
The fire broke out in the Balakot sector and spread to various areas.
Atmakur divisional fire officer S Venkatesh told TNIE that the forest team visited the spot and controlled the fire.
Ahead of the fire season, the Uttarakhand government has sanctioned funds worth `16 crore to fight forest fires which devastate large tracts of land every year.
The department had completed the precautionary exercise of rotational burning and controlled burning to prevent the outbreak of forest fire out of control in February 2019.