Island focus: Fires force closure of hiking trails in C. Java
The Jakarta Post
Authorities have closed all hiking trails leading up to the peaks of Mount Sindoro, Mt. Sumbing and Mt. Lawu in Central Java on account of land and forest fires that have ravaged the three areas over the last few days.
Although it has been some time since the fires started, officials have not been able to put out the blazes on Mt. Sindoro and Mt. Sumbing, located on the border of Temanggung...