Bush fires have damaged the areas of Louga, St. Louis and Matam, according to the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development. In a statement, the ministry listed "11 fires that affect a total area of 5,249 hectares in these regions." He noted, however, that the vigorous interventions by the pre-positioned water and forest control units quickly led to complete control of the situation before alerting them to setting up an alarm system in all sensitive areas.
In addition, the Ministry responsible for environment and sustainable development calls for "good citizenship and accountability for those living near the forest, for pastoralists and those who pass through dangerous areas to avoid the causes of death." Bushfire, very detrimental to national food resources ".