554 acres burnt in 178 Sarawak wildfires


Sarawak firefighters battling forest fires including in jungles that are as far as 50km from the nearest fire station. -Picture courtesy of Fire and Rescue Dept

MIRI: Some 554 acres (224ha) of forests throughout Sarawak have been burnt in 178 different wildfires since Aug 2.

The latest statistics from the Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) showed that in the past 24 hours, firefighting teams statewide had been tackling 15 such wildfires.

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