Wildfire kills animals in Ruma park as staff struggle to put it out

Animals roam at the section of Ruma National Park that was burnt by fire that started on January 20, 2017. PHOTO | MAURICE KALUOCH | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The fire broke out on Friday evening and has affected areas in Sigama, God Nyoyo and Rachar in Ndhiwa - Homa Bay County.
  • The senior warden said they have called for reinforcements from wardens in other parks in Nyanza region.

Efforts to put out wildfire in Ruma National Park that has killed animals and destroyed huge tracks of vegetation are ongoing.

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