Forest fire: Uttarakhand CM holds emergency meeting | News – Times of India Videos

Apr 04, 2021, 09:38PM ISTSource: ANI

Massive fire erupted in 62 hectares of forest area in Uttarakhand in last 24 hours. State Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat held an emergency meeting over the fire incident via video conferencing. โ€œWe asked the Centre to give us 2 choppers to take control of fire situation. We’ve been given the same. We’re hoping to douse fire using choppers today,โ€ said Rawat. The forest fire claimed lives of 4 people and 7 animals. 12,000 guards and fire watchers of state forest department deployed to douse the raging fire. Fire destroyed property worth Rs 37 lakh so far.


Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.