Fire has ravaged several forests in Dang district in the past week. The fire has destroyed fresh sprouts and grassland in the forests. The steep terrain has made fighting the fire difficult. Meanwhile, it is reported that an old-aged woman died in a fire that broke out in Hakpara of Siraha on Saturday afternoon. The fire gutted cloths, property, ornaments and 12 huts incurring the loss worth Rs 5 million.