Qaradagh fire still not under control22/08/2012 15:10
ERBIL, August 22 (AKnews) – The general directorate of Suli forest said the that broke out of during the last three days of Ramadan Eid is not yet under control.
The fire started in forests, orchards and grasslands in Goyzha area and Qaradagh surroundings. A large area was torched. Another fire burnt a large area in Qaradagh.
Jamal Rashid from the directorate said: “We are until now unable to control the fire because police crews are finding it hard to move in the area due to the rugged area.
"Due to a cut in the electricity wire, half a donum of grassland in Goyzha was burnt on Sunday but we could control the fire. The same electricity line was cut in the same place today but fortunately this did not lead to fire.
"So far the cause of the fire and the area of the burnt land has not been discovered."
By Dawan Hadi