Massive fires destroy peatlands in Sumatra and Kalimantan, producing thick haze that disrupts residents’ activities. Mitigation efforts are carried out by fire fighting teams from several agencies. Here are some of their stories.
A firefighter must navigate through the thick haze in outting out the fire in Sungai Rambutan village, Ogan Ilir, South Sumatra, August 15. ANTARA/Ahmad Rizki Prabu
The National Disaster Mitigation Agency deploys M18 helicopter to douse the fire in Sukarame village, Pemulutan, Ogan Ilir, South Sumatra, September 2. ANTARA/Mushaful Imam
A local resident fights the fire that burns the peat land in Pulau Semambu village, Ogan I...