In the statement made by the Tanzania National Parks Service (TANAPA), it was stated that a fire broke out on Kilimanjaro Mountain today in the afternoon and the fire was tried to be controlled.
In the post on the social media account of Tanzania National Parks Service (TANAPA), a photo of the fire on Mount Kilimanjaro was shared, stating, “A fire broke out on Mount Kilimanjaro this afternoon. Efforts to contain the fire continue.” TANAPA official Pascal Shelutete stated that there is not much information on the subject yet.
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa, with an altitude of about 6 thousand meters (20 thousand ft) above sea level. About 50 thousand tourists visit Kilimanjaro annually.