6,000 troops ordered to help fight forest fires

As forest fires continue to rage across parts of Indonesia, President Joko Widodo has ordered 6,000 troops to help battle the blazes. The fires were started by people clearing land for farming. Smog and toxic haze from the wildfires has drifted across the region, making places like Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, unrecognizable at times, as smog settles into the skyline.
Published: 7:00 AM CDT September 18, 2019
Updated: 6:01 AM CDT September 18, 2019