Forest fire guts a house in Udayapur

Published On: February 8, 2024 08:25 AM NPT By: RSS

KATARI, Feb 8: A house and hut turned into ashes after a forest fire entered Okhle Dandagoun village of Taple rural municipality-1 located in north-west hilly area of Udayapur district.

The forest fire on Wednesday destroyed the house and hut belonging to Ramesh Magar. Chairperson of Taple rural municipality-1, Uddhav Hamal, said the fire that spread from Sallaghari forest entered the village.

He shared all the goods inside the house such as food grains, utensils, and clothes were destroyed.

A strong wind flared the wildfire towards the village. Hamal mentioned that other houses in the village were also at risk.

Deputy Superintendent of Police at the Area Police Office, Katari, Subhas Rai, stated that a team of security personnel from the police post, Rupatar, has reached the incident site to help locals to extinguish fire and take stock of the damages.

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