Aerial water-bombing together with ground attacks were carried out yesterday to extinguish the remaining peat fires in Kuala Baram, with fires across 615 acres put out as of 4pm.

The two-pronged approach came after readings at two of the three Air Pollutant Index (API) stations here on Aug 17 showed the air quality had returned to unhealthy levels.

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