SWAT, 10 December: Fire has erupted in the forests of Madyan and nearby forests of Swat which has reduced trees worth millions of rupees to ashes.

The local people said fire has erupted at the forests in Madyan, Shahgram and Bashirgram which is further spreading towards the residential areas. They said the Forest Department has been informed about the situation, but no step has been taken to douse the fire.