Uncontrolled fire in Uttarakhand, so far it affected 249.95 hectare area

  It has been more than two weeks, but the forest fire has not been controlled yet. (File photo)

It has been more than two weeks, but the forest fire has not been controlled yet. (File photo)

There has been a loss of crores of rupees due to fire in the forest. At the same time, many animals are caught in the cheek of time due to the fire.

Dehradun. Fire in the forests of Uttarakhand is increasing rather than decreasing. However, the forest department and the government are working day-to-day to overcome this. Help has also been taken from the Indian Air Force. Despite this, the fire is not extinguishing. In such a situation, people hope that the fire will be extinguished only by rain. However, there has been a loss of crores of rupees due to forest fire. At the same time, many animals are caught in the cheek of time due to the grip of fire. It is being said that on Sunday, 60 incidents were reported across the state in 24 hours. Their number reached 160 on Monday. With increasing incidents, the figure of damage to forest wealth is also increasing.

According to the information, it has been more than two weeks, but the forest fire has not been controlled yet. According to the bulletin of the forest department, 249.95 hectare area has been affected by the fire in the state, out of which 120 hectares of reserved forest area and 40 hectare area is of civil and forest panchayats. In this, more than half of the 86 incidents are of Garhwal Mandal. In this also, forests have been the highest in Pauri Garhwal circle.

It is estimated as loss of 61 lakh 84 thousand.
At the same time, on April 10, news was revealed that the orgy of fire is going on in the forests of Uttarakhand. This year the fire is intent on breaking all the old records. According to the departmental data, 17 animals died in the fire so far. 22 animals have been injured. It has all the surplus cattle. That is, there is no count of how many wild animals died. Neither the forest department keeps a record of this. The forest department has estimated loss of 61 lakh 84 thousand as loss so far from fire.




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