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गृहपृष्ठNepalFire incidents increasing across country with prevalence of dry condition

Fire incidents increasing across country with prevalence of dry condition


KATHMANDU – Life in the Tarai region as well as in the hilly region has been affected due to the lack of rain since long. The increasing heat and dry condition has led to the growing incidences of fire in various places.

News reports of livestock, food grains and properties destroyed by infernos have been received from various places. A report from Bhairahawa, Rupandehi, stated that a fire spread to nine villages from Rohini rural municipality-6 in Rupandehi district last night, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Manohar Bhatta, the spokesperson at the District Police Office Rupandehi.

The fire that started from the dry wheat stalk was fanned by winds and it spread to Bishnupura, Parsa, Buchi, Barawa, Tarkulaha, Kotahawa, Chamkipur and Piprahawa. Although there are no human casualties due to the fire, 40 houses have been destroyed and 39 goats killed in the fires, he said.

The fire was brought under control in the evening with the joint efforts of the police, the Armed Police Force, the Nepali Army and the locals, using the fire engine of the Devdaha municipality.

Spokesperson Bhatta said fire incidents have been reported from throughout the district, Bhatta said. A fire at Gaidahawa rural municipality has also destroyed properties worth hundreds of thousands of rupees, he said.





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