Fire breaks out in forest in Uttarakhand's Tehri

A fire broke out in a forest near District Jail in Uttarakhand's Tehri today. According to officials, the fire season in the region continues between Feb 15 and June 15, however the snowfall in February delayed the fire season. "Officially, fire season continues between February 15 and June 15. But since there was snowfall at that time in February, the season is getting delayed on this side as well," said Ashish Dimri, Ranger, Forest Department.