Wildfire burns at least 24 hectares of plantation in central Sarawak

MIRI: Wildfires have burned land area the size of 60 football fields inside Felcra Bunut plantation in Bintangor district in central Sarawak.

The Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department in its updates said at least 24 hectares of plantation were on fire since Monday (Aug 13) evening.

Teams of firefighters from Bintangor Fire and Rescue Department have been deployed to the site.

Some two dozen Felcra Bunut workers are assisting the Bomba teams at the fire sites.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

Source: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/08/14/wildfire-burns-at-least-24-hectares-of-plantation-in-central-sarawak/