A firefighter works to extinguish a blaze in Indonesia’s South Sumatra province on Friday. Photo: Reuters

Indonesia’s Widodo threatens to sack officials over forest fires as smog hits Malaysia, Singapore

  • The threat came as Indonesia faced pressure from its neighbours to douse the blazes, which are blamed for sending air quality plummeting
  • Thousands of extra personnel have been deployed to prevent a repeat of 2015, when the worst fires for two decades choked the region in haze for weeks
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A firefighter works to extinguish a blaze in Indonesia’s South Sumatra province on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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