A forest fire has broken out in several places in the state of Odisha and the situation is alarming. The forest department has said that 98 per cent of the forest fires have been contained, though it is not the case. Congress and BJP MLAs have raised the issue during Question Hour, seeking a reply from the government. The forest and environment minister has said that the department said that 98 per cent of the forest fires have been contained. Firefighters are working day and night to contain the fire in many forests in the state.