The situation with fires in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is under control, said Tuesday the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
first press-service gschs of Ukraine said about the fire three sites within the special plant of Chernobyl forest ". The Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov stated that the situation with fires around Chernobyl has escalated, causing the national guard and units of the interior Ministry of Ukraine raised the alarm.
"After coming out of the exclusion zone the Prime Minister told reporters at the airport that the situation is under control. Fire stations are from Chernobyl at a distance of about 20 kilometers ", - reported in the report on the Internet representation of the government.
"This is the largest fire since 1992. But handle it ", - quotes the website the words Yatsenyuk.
according to the summary data, the fire covered 400 hectares. The flames spread in the direction of ChNPP objects. In gschs of Ukraine Last news said that the fire has no threat to residents and will not affect the background radiation. Before acting head of the SSES of the Zoryan Shkiriak said that the fire did not threaten the Shelter, erected above the emergency unit of the Chernobyl NPP.