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Mount Kenya fire put out

23 March 2012, 14:18

Nairobi - The fire that had consumed the Mount Kenya Forest for the last nine days  and destryoed 10 per cent of the forest  leading to heavy losses of trees and wildlife, has been contained.

In a statement to the Daily Nation, the Kenya Wildlife Service(KWS) said there are no more active fires burning in the mountain, however, logs are still smouldering in isolated parts.

Investigations by KWS team indicate the fire was caused by arsonists.

- For more visit Daily Nation


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