Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Officers Difficulty Extinguishing Peatlands in Kampar, Manggala Agni: Accidentally Burned


Fire fighting in KamparFire fighting in Kampar - Land owned by residents who are on Marwah Street, Rimbo Panjang Village, Tambang District, Kampar Regency, was engulfed in flames Sunday, September 15, 2019.

Head of Manggala Agni Daops Pekanbaru, Edwin Putra, said that the 3 hectares of land that had caused such a stir had been deliberately set on fire.

"The fire that was on the community's land burned down shrubs, ferns and reeds in Kampar deliberately burned" he said.

While in the field, officers consisting of the TNI, Polri BBKSDA and BPBD used two fire engine pumps.

And using four extinguishing lines with water supply from tank cars using a reservoir.

Unfortunately the hard work had to be continued the next day due to the difficulty of the terrain and the lack of water supply.

"The location has not been completely extinguished. It needs to be done further extinction," he said.

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