100 hectare “Chandigarh Nepli forest” land set on fire today. Chandigarh Nepli Forest set on fire on Thursday night and continued till Friday afternoon. Fire covered the 100 hectare area of Forest and it has expanded towards Haryana confirmed Forest officials. Fire broke down at Night, the fire brigade took 6 hours to settle down the flames.
As per officials, this is the first time when this much area has blown in flames. Although there is no casualty of wildlife reported. In the past few years, Nepli forest did not suffer this much fire. According to the officials fire has expanded towards Haryana jungle till Friday afternoon.