Wildfires at Sidhra; Vaishno Devi Hills

Jammu and Kashmir News

Jammu:  Wild fire breakout near the Sidhra-Narwal highway sent smoke in the air and the officials of the forest department reached the spot in time. Deputy Director FPF Suresh Sharma of the Sidhra area reached the area as soon as the fire started. The fire brigade has reached the spot to control the situation.
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Meawhile, Wildfire broke out at the Trikuta Hills near the Vaishno Devi Shrine in Katra. Since the affected area is almost one kilometer away from the yatra track, the pilgrims and the shrine remain safe.
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In order to control the fire police along with the CRPF men and Forest Department officials have reached the affected area. The Shrine Board authorities are also on the job.
No human loss nor any material damage has been reported yet.