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Helicopters deployed to tackle forest fires in Chiang Mai


KA-32 helicopter was sent on Friday to put out forest fires on a mountain in Chiang Mai province where fire-fighters could not reach.

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  Helicopters deployed to tackle forest fires in Chiang Mai

The helicopter sourced water 15 times from a reservoir in San Sai district to put out the fires in Doi Saket district. Some 30,000 litres of water were used for the operation.

  Helicopters deployed to tackle forest fires in Chiang Mai

The helicopter belonged to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, and had been used 174 times to deal with fires since February 14, 2021.
Helicopters deployed to tackle forest fires in Chiang Mai

Published : March 13, 2021

By : THE NATION