Thirteen hot spots detected in Sumatera
May 22, 2008, 2:39 pm
Filed under: Forest Fires

Thirteen hot spots detected in Jambi

Jambi (ANTARA News) – Some 13 hot spots caused by forest fires were detected in Jambi on May 21, 2008, and 12 of them were inside the Kerinci Seblat National Park in Merangin District.

Another hot spot was detected in Tebo District, Gazam of the Jambi environmental impact assessment office, said here on Thursday.

The number was significantly down from 32 hot spots found in Merangin, Sarolangun, Tebo and Bungo Districts, three days ago.

The Jambi provincial administration has set up a forest and plantation fire control command post to monitor fires around the clock. (*)



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