Raging fires continues in Margalla Hills

Raging fires continues in Margalla Hills

Islamabad (Staff Report): A fire broke out in the wee hours of Thursday night at the Margalla Hills near Pir Sohawa in the federal capital, continues to rage on. 


The Capital Development Authority (CDA) reported that the flames have reached near the main road adjacent to the hills as no fire brigade reached the incident area however, all other efforts are being done to contain the fire but all in vain.

The area residents said that the fire erupted at 11 am, and it has now spread due to no immediate action.

Meanwhile, the Fire Control Department has maintained that as only the Environment Control Department has the mandate to look into forest fires hence they are unable to play any role at the current moment.