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Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve wildfire introduced beneath management after two days; no lack of animals or birds reported, says official – India News , Firstpost

As per Madhya Pradesh’s Head of Forest Force (HOFF) Rajesh Shrivastava, the fireplace unfold quick on account of high-speed winds and dried leaves of bamboo vegetation and shoots within the affected areas

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Bhopal/Umaria: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday reviewed the wildfire scenario at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR) within the state’s Umaria district.

According to forest authorities, wildfires have been reported in components of the reserve for the final two days and had unfold to a number of zones.

The chief minister reviewed the scenario and instructed the authorities to take crucial motion in case of casualties of untamed animals within the blaze, an official from the state public relations division stated.

The principal secretary (forest) has knowledgeable the chief minister that the incidents of fireplace have been managed and there was no lack of any form, the official stated.

“No wild animals or birds have died in the fire and the blaze was totally controlled by 11 AM,” Madhya Pradesh”s Head of Forest Force (HOFF) Rajesh Shrivastava instructed PTI.

The hearth unfold quick on account of high-speed winds and dried leaves of bamboo vegetation and shoots within the affected areas, he stated.

“We are probing the fire that spread to four zones of the reserve. It is not clear if the fire had started due to natural reasons or it was mischief,” the official stated.

Meanwhile, native forest sources in BTR stated the fireplace, which broke out two days in the past, had unfold to a number of zones of the reserve together with Magadhi, Tala and Dhamokhar ranges.

Visuals of flames engulfing the forest land have additionally surfaced on social media, it was said.

The BTR”s area director Vincent Rahim couldn’t be contacted regardless of repeated makes an attempt.

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