MATARAM - Terrific fire hit the forest area of Mount Rinjani, on Monday night (21/8). As a result, 9.7 hectares of land were burned. Luckily no casualties, because the team ensures the sterile location of the climbers. But unfortunately, the area is overgrown with flowers Edelweiss.
In the blackout process, officers were constrained. Mainly because of limited lighting and steep and steep fire location. Lucky the direction of the fire that leads to the river facilitate the team, so the river used as a natural fuel burner.
Head of Mount Rinjani National Park (TNGR) Agus Budi Santoso explains, the fire was only known officers at around 17:30 Wita. The location is the third post to the extra post, upward. His side then sent a team to extinguish the fire as many as 16 people. Consisting of TNGR employees and the community concerned with fire with the fire control team task force. The distance of the fire location from the resort to the fire point is about 10.5 km. With that mileage, the journey takes about 6 hours.
PRAYA-Central Lombok district government with PT Indonesia Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) will temporarily close Kuta beach area, starting Monday (14/8).
This closure was made following the arrival of President Joko Widodo who is scheduled to inaugurate the Mandalika Mosque, on 28 August. Therefore, sterilization of the closure will be done in the area of Kuta Beach, from 14 to 31 August 2017. This plan is carried out in order to smooth about the construction and construction in the area so as not to be disturbed. "For those who have logistic interests in the region, it is expected to submit a letter of application for logistic licensing to ITDC and we will give the sticker as a sign of entry," said Central Lombok Regent HM Suhaili FT, Friday (11/8).