Thursday, July 28, 2011

Air Itam Forest Fire Near Kesidang Apartment

Fire spread quickly engulfing a large part of the Air Itam forest hillslope opposite Kesidang Apartment today evening at 28th July 2011. The cause of fire is unknown at this point in time. A few fire brigades were on site to put out the fire spreading towards the fringe of the forest nearby to the apartment.

At press time, the fire was spreading farther up to the hilltop where it was impossible to reach by fire brigade. Residents on the other side of the hill e.g. Sri Penaga, D' Palma, etc. apartments were alerted of the fire and were keeping a close a eye on it.