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Wildfire in Shivapuri national park, preparation underway to drop water from chopper



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By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Apr. 11: An incident of forest fire has occurred at the Shivapuri National Park, located to the north of Kathmandu.

The forest fire that started at about 10 am this morning has been expanding, according to the police.

The personnel of the Nepali Army, Armed Poilce Force, Nepal Police and the locals have been effortful to douse the wildfire.

An aircraft of Simrik Airlines is preparing to pour water on the forest fire to douse it, according to the Police Range at Budhanilakantha, and that three fire engines have already reached the incident site. So far, the forest fire has covered an area of 400 meter radius.