Major fire atop Nandi Hills destroys hundreds of trees and plants

Chandan Arora
Chandan Arora
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A major fire was seen at Nandi Hills on Saturday.

CHIKKABALLAPUR: A major forest fire broke out atop the popular tourist spot Nandi Hills on the outskirts of Bengaluru on Saturday, destroying hundreds of trees.

The fire destroyed several trees and plants.

Visitors were anxious as the fire spread rapidly even as the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) staff, volunteers, the police and the Fire and Emergency Services personnel tried to put it out. The fire had spread close to a cottage and due to the heat, the glass of the windows had shattered.

Visitors were anxious as the fire spread.

A major fire was seen seen Amrit Sarovar coffee estate and also on the Sultanpet route. The fire was seen rising from the foot of the hills to the top.

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