Sullia: A massive forest fire has broken out in the Shiradka, and Hadikallu areas near Madappadi in Sullia taluk, creating panic among the locals. The forest fire has been raging for a few days now, with flames and smoke being visible from afar.
The forest department has deployed a team to the site to control the fire and prevent it from spreading further.
According to sources, the forest department received information about the forest fire a few days ago and had been keeping a watchful eye on the area. However, the fire got out of control on Sunday, leading to a massive blaze.
The forest officials, along with the fire department, are working hard to control the fire and bring it under control.