Fire cases rise by 13%

T TV Wednesday 03/January/2018 18:15 PM
By: Times News Service

There was a 13% increase in fires across the Sultanate in 2016
The National Centre for Statistics and Information reported that 4,157 fires were recorded in Oman during 2016.
The PACDA said that 354 farm fires were recorded due to the wrong disposal of agricultural waste in 2016, and the situation still continues.
This means almost one farm fire occurred every day in Oman in 2016.