The fire at Chernobyl: the rescuers down riding fire

Пожар под Чернобылем: спасатели сбили верховой огонь

The open fire in the woods is no more, but continued decay of trees. Firemen have the situation under control.

The area of forest fire in the village of New Falcons Ivankov district of Kyiv region as of 7:30 Friday, September 13, 10 hectares, however the open fire there, the press service of the SSES.

According to rescuers, in place of the observed decay of trees. Employees of gschs and foresters supervise and monitor the situation, inspect Ivankov and Polesie districts.

“Thanks to the timely involvement of the aircraft, namely: two aircraft an-32P and Mi-8 helicopter, managed to bring down a crown fire and to surround the main sources of fires. The situation is fully controlled. The response continues”, – is spoken in the message.

According to information at the place of work from the SSES 25 personnel and three pieces of equipment, as well as from forestry 58 people and nine units of equipment.

We will remind, the fire broke out on the territory Dilerskogo forestry yesterday, around 12:25. There is a fire of forest litter on the area of about four hectares, which grew into a crown fire. And by Thursday morning the fire area in the Chernobyl zone has tripled.

Yesterday it was reported about the arrest of a suspect in the arson.

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