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Forest fire breaks out in Uttarakhand

A forest fire broke out in Srinagar of Pauri Garhwal district here on Saturday.

ANI | Pauri Garhwal (Uttarakhand) | Updated: 23-05-2020 23:24 IST | Created: 23-05-2020 23:21 IST
Forest fire breaks out in Uttarakhand
Visual from the fire spot. Image Credit: ANI

A forest fire broke out in Srinagar of Pauri Garhwal district here on Saturday.

According to the forest department team, the fire broke out in a forest area which is 3 km away from the Srinagar city.

"5-6 hectares of forest have been affected. The fire could not be controlled due to wind. More teams will be called to extinguish it," Forest officer Anita Kunwar told ANI. (ANI)


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