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06 Mar 2015
Fire hotspots still hit Bengkalis

EoF News (PEKANBARU)—At least 163 fire hotspots detected in Riau between 1-5 March 2015 as NASA FIRMS Eosdis Data that analyzed by Eyes on the Forest this week.

Bengkalis still perk at the most hotspots detected with 78 and followed by Pelalawan district and Meranti islands respectively with  29 and 25. The confidence of hotspots are over 50 percent.

Based on timber suppliers companies, PT Rimba Rokan Lestari (unknown group affiliated) had most hotspots with 10 and PT Sumatera Riang Lestari block 4 that had 6 hotspot.

 



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