Fire erupts in Sariska forest again


A major blaze has again been reported at the Sariska forest in Rajasthan on Sunday evening, officials said.

The fire has spread at around 5-6 km of the forest’s area.

A 25-member team of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) has been rushed to the forest to bring the fire under control, SDRF commandant Pankaj Chaudhary told IANS.

Just a few days ago, a major fire had broken out and later spread at around 20 km area in Sariska tiger reserve. Later, IAF helicopters were pressed into service to douse the fire.



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