The message of Fire at biodiversity park ambazari was received at 13 :12 pm at fire control room. Immediately three fire tenders Rushed to the spot . The forest is spread over 1800 acres.
The fire started from Northeast part and spread across south west part. Due to dry grassland and heavy winds , the Fire spread rapidly. Three more fire tenders where pressed into service from Nagpur fire brigade, 1 fire tender from Wadi Nagar Parishad and one fire tender from MIDC fire brigade also reached the spot for assistance .The Fireman had to to battle hard to get control over the Fire.
Due to the uneven terrain and being a jungle and full of grass and trees the movement of fire vehicle was restricted. It took 6 and half hours to get control over the Fire.
No injuries whatsoever has been reported. The fire was fought under the command and control of station officer Tushar Barate Bhagwan Wagh and station officer Rajendra Dube. Two fire tenders are still on the site.