Our website uses cookies to improve and personalise your experience and to display advertisements(if any). Our website may also include third-party cookies like Google Adsense, Google Analytics, and Youtube. By using the website, you consent to the use of cookies. We have updated our Privacy Policy. Please click on the button to check our Privacy Policy.

Fire breaks out on Mount Kilimanjaro, says Tanzania National Park

Fire breaks out on Mount Kilimanjaro, says Tanzania National Park

A fire broke out on Mount Kilimanjaro and authorities were trying to contain it, Tanzania’s National Parks service (TANAPA) said. The parks service posted a blurry photograph on its Twitter account of what appeared to be Mount Kilimanjaro with several pockets of flames burning on it, with the message: “A fire emerged on Mount Kilimanjaro this afternoon. Efforts in containing it (are) going on. More details to follow.” TANAPA official Pascal Shelutete told Reuters by phone on Sunday evening that he had no further details. Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest peak, at nearly 6,000 metres (20,000 ft) above sea level.…
Read More