Forest fires were extinguished in 7 out of 10 areas of Malakand division while flames are still uncontrollable in three places and forest fires in Swat have not been brought under control yet.
According to the administration, efforts are being made to extinguish the forest fire in Deolai area of Kabal Tehsil while the fire could not be brought under control even in Karkar area of Bari Kot.
According to the district administration, efforts are being made to extinguish the fire in Chamtalai area of Khwaza Khela while the forest fire in Kahuta on Friday could not be brought under control which affected an area of 7 km.
In addition, a fire broke out on Margalla Hills in Islamabad due to extreme heat where the staff of the environment department is busy putting out the fire.
On the special directive of the Prime Minister, two military helicopters have been provided by the NDMA to put out the fire at Margalla Hills.
ISPR says the army is assisting the civil administration in putting out the fire on Margalla Hills.