Jakarta – Siak Regency, like several other regions in Riau Province, also experienced forest and land fires (Karhutla). The number of hotspots or hotspots in Siak in 2019 reached 493 points. But in terms of percentage, the hotspots in Siak Regency are among the lowest in Riau Province, which is only around 6 percent. In fact, this district has the largest peatland on the island of Sumatra. More than half or 57 percent of the Siak Regency area is peatland, which covers an area of 479,485 hectares. Of the total peat area, 21 percent is deep peat, with a depth of 3-12 meters.