IWMB, CDA Put Out Fire After 16 Hours Near Monal

ISLAMABAD, Jun 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – ninth Jun, 2022 ) :(*16*) Wildlife Management board (IWMB), Capital Development Authority (CDA), Metropolitan Corporation (*16*) and ICT Administration after arduous efforts of 16 hours on Thursday put out the ravaging hearth within the Margalla Hills National Park.

There have been two fires reported Wednesday (yesterday) within the National Park at two completely different areas of Monal and Talhar village the place the latter was put out simply after few hours hearth preventing operation, advised APP Director IWMB Dr Tariq Bangash whereas sharing updates of the repeated hearth incidents within the National Park.

Dr. Bangash mentioned the fireplace at Monal level was reported at 10am within the morning which was first put out at 1500 hours however it rekindled as a result of sturdy winds and harsh terrain which was lastly managed at 1am within the wee hours.

He talked about the fireplace management room established on the IWMB workplace helped to report and line up coordinated efforts of CDA and IWMB and others for promptly responding to fires in an ample and profitable method.

The IWMB Director knowledgeable {that a} whole of 100 hearth fighters took half within the effort the place as many as 40 personnel of CDA and 35 of the IWMB and remaining of the MCI and ICT administration have been engaged within the operation.

A big space close to Monal obtained affected as a result of hearth whereas no life loss was reported however the ecological of natural world was priceless, he added.

He underlined that coordination and cooperation amongst civic companies was crucial to reply challenges like forest fires and the efforts throughout hearth operations proved it.

Director Environment CDA Irfan Niazi knowledgeable that the Authority had requested for a helicopter to help within the hearth preventing efforts. A hearth brigades water tender and ten bowser tanks participated within the effort.

Deputy Commissioner ICT additionally directed to seal the street for visitors resulting in Daman-e-Koh and Monal as a result of public security causes as the fireplace was feared to unfold additional as a result of heavy winds.


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