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Officials Confirmed that Forest Fire in Nagaland Under Control

  by NEWSNER , 2021-01-09 15:00:36


Officials Confirmed that Forest Fire in Nagaland Under Control

The fire on the Dzukou range is under all-out control yet all activities will proceed, a Nagaland forest official said on Friday. 

 

No Recent Fire Observed:

 

No dynamic fire was seen after more than 10 days of activities. Smoke seen emerging at three areas were immediately splashed during the day, Kohima Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Rajkumar M said. 

 

Fire on the reach has been seething since December 29. "The circumstance is absolutely levelled out however tasks will proceed," he said. 

 

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Joint Operation:

 

Around 300 members of the NDRF, SDRF, Home Guards, police and volunteers of the Southern Angami Youth Organization (SAYO) and four Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters are occupied with the firefight, Rajkumar said. 

 

"Both ground and air groups are continually checking the circumstance as we would prefer not to take any risk," he said. 

 

CommentsThe IAF choppers will keep dropping basic supplies for the ground groups at the headquarters, leading flying studies and undertaking Bambi basin tasks, the DFO said.

 

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