#land fire

Collection of land fire news, found 84 news.

ISPA cases in Riau increasing due to smog

The smog from the forest and land fires in Riau Province has increased the number of patients suffering from acute ...

Armed criminal group leader killed in Aceh gun battle: Police

The Aceh provincial police confirmed on Friday that Muhammad Azrul Mukminin Al Kahar, alias Abu Razak bin Abdul ...

Fire ravages 150 ha of land in East Kolaka: BNPB

granted areas. However, a water-bombing helicopter is not yet needed to support the firefighting mission, ...

Governor gives ultimatum to errant plantation, timber estate companies

West Kalimantan Governor Sutarmidji has forewarned to seal plantation or timber estate companies found to have ...

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All-out efforts to extinguish wildfires on Sumatra, Kalimantan Islands

Indonesian Defense Forces Commander Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, National Police Chief General Tito ...

Pontianak plans to change school hours owing to haze

Mayor of Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Edi Rusdi Kamtono announced the local government's plan to temporarily change ...

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ASEAN should move faster for mitigation of peatland fires, haze

The 2016-signed financing agreement of "Sustainable Use of Peatland and Haze Mitigation" (SUPA) for climate ...

People affected by forest fires should stay indoors

People living in land-fire and forest fire-affected areas should avoid outdoor activities so they are not exposed to ...

773 hotspots identified across Indonesia: BNPB

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) confirmed the detection of some 773 hotspots scattered across several ...

Parts of ASEAN to be fire-prone next week

The Australian monsoon can make parts of Southeast Asia prone to fires in the next week, according to the Fire Danger ...

Riau task force deploys four helicopters to extinguish forest fires

The land and forest fire task force of Riau Province has deployed four helicopters on Tuesday to help douse the fire ...

Police grill eight people over land fire in West Aceh

Police have interrogated eight people in connection with land fires in West Aceh District in recent weeks. "We ...

Fire razes hectares of peatland on Pekanbaru's outskirts

Fire has razed 15 hectares of peatland on the outskirts of the Riau provincial capital of Pekanbaru since Friday (July ...

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Indonesia pays serious attention to forest fires handling

Indonesia is bracing for devastating and more frequent forest fires, following the recurrence of bush and forest ...

Manggala Agni continues fire-fighting efforts in Kampar peatland

The forest fire brigade of the Environmental and Forestry Ministry (Manggala Agni) continued its efforts to extinguish ...