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Chiang Mai forest fire worsens haze, residents’ health in North

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CHIANG MAI, Feb 19 – A forest fire in Chiang Mai is causing low visibility, as northern provinces continue fighting a haze problem with more patients seeking medical treatment for haze-related respiratory illness.

The forest fire at Kanin National Reserved Forest in Chiang Mai’s Hang Dong district on Sunday damaged forested areas along a one kilometre stretch of the mountain range.

As of Sunday afternoon, the fire is not yet under control due to dry weather and mountainous terrain making it hard for operation to put out the flames.

Read more: MCOT


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