Forest fire destroys over 100 acres of rubber and bamboo plantations

02 May 2019
Forest fire destroys over 100 acres of rubber and bamboo plantations

A forest fire has destroyed over 100 acres of rubber and bamboo plantations in Yangon region, according to the country's Fire Services Department, Xinhua reported.

The forest fire broke out at a rubber farm in Potethinnyo village in Hlegu township of the region on Monday afternoon.

The fire occurred due to scorching sun heat in the rubber farm and the blaze spread to bamboo plants inside the farm.

No injuries to human and animals were reported yet.