In the Internet published video of the fire at Chernobyl forest ", in the area contaminated by Chernobyl fallout.
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, which the national guard units and the MIA of Ukraine were alerted. Rescuers turned the fire spread to five kilometers from the mounds of waste.
"why such concern? This fire was not since 1992 - to the station (CHAES), about 20 km, but prior to the burial of waste is around five. For this reason there was a cut in 1st turn, " wrote Avakov on his page on Facebook.
Shoot down crown fire in the area of the Chernobyl exclusion of attracting fire, said acting head of the SSES of Ukraine Zoryan Shkiriak. According to the summary data, the fire covered 400 hectares.