Sri Aman peat fires contained to just 1ha
Firefighters work round the clock to battle blazes, now limited to 3 small 'pockets'.
Firemen working to extinguishing peat fires in Sri Aman, Sarawak, early today. Fire personnel, with help from the army, Civil Defence Department and other government agencies, are creating access routes to allow long water hoses to reach spots that are still burning. – The Malaysian Insight pic, September 23, 2019.
Three “pockets” are still burning, said Tiong Ling Hii, commander of Op STC, named after the village nearest to the fires.Read more: TheMalaysianInsight
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‘Water bombing’ exercise succeeds in controlling forest, peatland fires in Sri Aman | Malay MailKUCHING, Sept 22 — The operation to fight forest and peatland fires in Sri Aman which entered its seventh day today, was boosted through the successful ‘water bombing’ exercise by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency’s (MMEA) Bombardier CL-415 aircraft. The plane had been deployed on...
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95% of Sri Aman peat fires doused | The Malaysian InsightWater-bombing exercises on 246ha successful, says Fire and Rescue Department.
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