Red-alert – drop a match or ciggy and a fire will start


epa05181627 A man takes a picture of forest fire on the hillside of Bukit Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 26 February 2016. The preliminary investigation found the fire occurring on a sixty-metre high limestone hill. The fire was raging with thick smoke visible. However, there were no casualties involved, Selangor Fire and Rescue assistant director Mohd Sani said. EPA/DEE BA

PETALING JAYA: It seems to be the burning season for the country with the fire alert map covered almost entirely in red – the highest warning – for the coming days.

The worse is, this is only the beginning.

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