Under the Balakleya helicopters extinguish a fire at the dump

Под Балаклеей вертолеты тушат пожар на свалке

Already done 20 discharges water on the fire place

On a place rescuers work from Balakliia and four districts – Borovsky, Zmiev, Izyum and Shevchenko.

Near the town Balakleya in Kharkiv region there was a fire at an unauthorized dump, which spread to the forest. About it reports regional management of gschs in the Sunday, August 26.

It is noted that the information about the fire was received today afternoon.

“The arrival of the first rescue units DSNs, it was established that the fire spread at the dump on an area of about 1.5 hectares, seized part of the forest belt and threatened to spread to the nearby city dump of the city of Balakliya”, – stated in the message.

To the scene were sent additional forces and means. Now there are nine fire and rescue units of SES of Balakley, as well as from the neighboring regions – Borovsky, Zmiev, Izyum and Shevchenko.

In total in fire extinguishing involved in doing special purpose vehicles and 40 personnel of gschs. Rescuers help voluntary fire brigade of the village of Andreyevka, a volunteer fire brigade private agricultural enterprise Svitanok and the men of departmental fire protection of the Ministry of defense on three pieces of equipment.

After 16:00 SSES fire helicopter Mi-8 began to extinguish the fire from the air. Already done 20 discharges.

According to the latest reports, the fire managed to localize. There were no injuries.

We will remind, on may 3 ammunition depots in Balakliya, there was another fire and again the bombings began. The General staff said that the cause was fire in dry grass during the liquidation of the remnants of the shells.

Later, the defense Ministry promised that the territory of the military unit in Balakleya demining until the end of this year.

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