Devastating fire damages vast area of Langol Reserved Forest


IMPHAL April 22: A devastating inferno created panic at Langol reserved forest range some few meters away from the Border Security Force Sector HeadQuarter Koirengei today at around 12.30 pm.

Meanwhile, another wildfire had engulfed the same hill range near the Langol Laimanai Housing Colony Type III.

However, there was no loss of property or human casualty during the fire.

People believed that the wildfire at the Langol Reserve Forest Range near the Koirengei BSF head quarter could have been started by some locals.

The fire spread to such an extent that it almost reached the BSF Sector Head Quarter Koirengei on the western side and a few meters away from Mao Basti Koirengei.

Timely arrival of the Manipur Fire Service tenders and help from the BSF personnel, the fire was controlled from spreading further though it could not be completely extinguished till the filling of this report.

Fortunately, there has been no report of any human casualty and loss of properties during the wild fire.

The inferno nonetheless, damaged a vast area of the Langol Reserved Forest Range.


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