Sabah bush fire razes over 50ha of vegetation

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 24 Mar 2016

KOTA KINABALU: A fire is raging at a hilly conservation area near Mount Trusmadi, Sabah’s second highest mountain, and there is little Forestry Department personnel can do to put out the blaze for now.

Department director Datuk Sam Mannan said the fire had so far burnt more than 500ha of bushes and secondary forest at the Trus Madi conservation area, located about 70km from the city.

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