ISLAMABAD (APP) - Capital Development Authority with the assistance of Emergency Relief Cell of Pak-Army extinguished fire on Margallah Hills after day-long hectic efforts on Wednesday. The fire had engulfed wide area along the both sides of Monal Restaurant at Pir Sohawa picnic resort on Tuesday. Member Environment Capital Development Authority, Mazhar Hussain told APP that fire initially broke out Tuesday in the thick forests near Shahdara up-hills of Margalla National Park and on Wednesday it spread along the both sides of Monal Restaurant Pir Sohawa early this morning. He said that 110 fire fighters and CDA workers supported by eight water tankers and two fire brigade vehicles were sent to the site. He said that Pak Army Emergency Relief Cell, on the request, had earmarked two choppers for airdrop of water, which had reinforced the collective efforts by making over 14 air trips. Now we have succeeded in protecting forests and public property, he said.