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USA: Forest Department mistake caused the worst fire in American history, shocking revelations in the investigation

Pankaj Prasad
Fierce fire in Cerro Pelado
Fierce fire in Cerro Pelado

Regarding the fierce fire in Cerro Pelado in the year 2022 in America, it has been revealed that this fire started due to the negligence of the US Forest Department.

Regarding the fierce fire in Cerro Pelado in the year 2022 in America, it has been revealed that this fire started due to the negligence of the US Forest Department. In this fire, 60 square miles of forest was burnt to ashes and many residential areas were also engulfed in it. The investigation of this incident of fire was going on and now in the investigation it has been found that the forest department was behind this devastation.

More than 60 square miles of forest was destroyed

Investigation has revealed that the forest department staff had set fire to the forest debris but did not monitor it after setting it on fire. The result of this negligence was that due to the dry forest and the winds, this fire became uncontrollable and engulfed the forest of more than 60 square miles. The fire had reached the city of Los Alamos in New Mexico. It was the largest wildfire incident in US history. Due to this, schools were closed, people's homes and livelihoods were destroyed and preparations were started for mass evacuation. However, the fire weakened in time and the major devastation was stopped.

Forest department's mistake in the investigation

Now, after the negligence of the Forest Department came to the fore in the investigation, the American leaders have taken a dig at the Forest Department. New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham expressed strong displeasure over the negligence of the Forest Department. Learning from the incident, the forest department has started strict monitoring of incidents of setting fire to forest debris and for this many equipments have been procured. Also, the fire is monitored by drones.

Government increased the budget

US Senator Martin Heinrich has also appealed to the Forest Department to be more responsible for its investigations and decisions. He said that due to climate change, there has been a significant increase in the incidents of fire in our forests. The US government has also increased the budget for the Forest Department and chainsaws and heavy machinery have been procured, so that fire incidents can be controlled. The US Congress has approved four billion dollars for the Forest Department in the last two years.