Fires rage at the foot of Mount Merapi Ungup-Ungup in Banyuwangi, East Java, on Thursday. (Antara Photo/Budi Candra Setya)

Still Burning

BY :ANTARA PHOTO

OCTOBER 25, 2019

Fires continued to rage on Thursday at the foot of Mount Merapi Ungup-Ungup in Banyuwangi, East Java. The mountain is located inside the Ijen Crater Nature Tourism Park, where sporadic forest fires have been occurring since Saturday. Local firefighters have asked for water drops from helicopters to put out fires in difficult locations around the mountain. 

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