Forest fires destroy over 500 hectares this year

The Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) received 450 calls on forest fires that destroyed 569.73 hectares from January to August 2020 while it responded to 306 calls on bush fires where 151.671 hectares were destroyed.

The FRD also received 10 calls regarding forest and bush fires which involved homes. Senior Superintendent of Fire and Rescue (SSFR)  Nooraflan bin Kachi revealed these details at a press conference yesterday.

 More details on Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin