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Island focus: Chopper to douse forest fires in W. Sumatra

  • The Jakarta Post

Padang | Tue, October 11 2016 | 08:39 am

PREMIUM A helicopter that the West Sumatra provincial administration had waited four days for finally arrived on Saturday to extinguish forest fires that had been razing two conservation areas in Limapuluh Kota regency for almost two weeks.

West Sumatra Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) Forest Police Unit head Zulmi Gusrul told The Jakarta Post the helicopter, deployed by the Environmen...