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Forest Fire Breaks Out In Kandi Forest Area: West Bengal

In West Bengal's Murshidabad district, a forest fire broke out in the Kandi forest area, on July 22. Immediately after the incident, fire tenders rushed to the spot. Operation is underway to douse the wild fire. Forest fires are mostly human-made, and some are also caused due to heat. Earlier in May, in West Bengal's Kolkata, fire gutted a clothing shop in Chandni Chowk area.

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 - 02:07 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Kandi forest, West Bengal, Murshidabad, Forest Fire, Kolkata

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Massive Forest Fire Erupts In Mizoram; Air Force Called For Rescue

The forests of Mizoram's Lunglei town are reeling through an inferno since April 25. Reportedly, the raging fire has crept in Lawngtlai district as the wildfire burned for more than 24 hours. The incident is believed to have occurred due to Jhum cultivation. Currently, the locals and governments agencies have been trying to tame the flames. Meanwhile, Indian Air Force has deployed Mi-17V5 choppers to douse off the fire.

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 11:07 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Mizoram, Inferno, Lunglei, Wildlife , Forest Fire, North-East

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Forest Fires at Dzukou Valley

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NDRF Team, IAF Helicopters Deployed To Tame Dzukou Valley Wildfires

To contain the raging wildfire at the Dzukou Valley in Nagaland-Manipur, authorities have deployed a National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) team along with Indian Air Force helicopters. Reportedly, the fire that started on December 29, 2020 in Nagaland has engulfed the Manipur side of the valley as well. Manipur CM Biren Singh said Union Home Minister Amit Shah "has assured all the necessary assistance". However, the cause of the wildfire is… read-more

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 - 10:34 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Dzukou Valley, Nagaland, Manipur, Forest Fire, Wildfire, NDRF, IAF

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