Pahang open fires increase by 262% due to dry days


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019

KUANTAN: Days without rain have resulted in an increase of open fires in Pahang. The State Fire and Rescue Depart­ment said they received 680 reports up to yesterday.

This shows an increase of 262% compared with the same period last year, which had only 188 cases.

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