SEMARANG. All hiking trails to the peak of Mount Ungaran in Central Java have been closed because of savanna fires that started burning on Sunday (4/10).
According to head of data, information and public relations at the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) in Purwo Nugroho, there were initially 11 separate fires on Mt. Ungaran on Sunday afternoon, spread across a 25 hectare area. At dawn on Friday, the fires had reportedly spread further.
Coordinator of RZ Volunteer, Lina, said on Wednesday (7/10) morning that volunteers were coordinating to battle fires at four of the hot spots. ***