The fire at the Chernobyl forest " within the exclusion zone does not threaten the forest and Chernobyl objects, the Radiation background is normal, said Last news press Secretary of the civil service on emergency situations in Kiev region Victoria Ruban.
first Ukrainian rescuers said on ignition of dry grass and reeds in the Chernobyl area of 130 hectares.
"At the moment there is no danger, there is the burning grass flooring, no spread of fire. The radiation background is normal, is measured, " - said Ruban.
She said that the rescuers are doing everything necessary to extinguish the fire, the situation is under control.
at the end of April in the Chernobyl exclusion area also operated a Fire covering an area of approximately 400 hectares. To destroy it attracted more than 300 people and 51 of the vehicles, as well as among them airplanes and helicopters. Background radiation in Kiev and Chernobyl, according to the State service for emergency situations, after the fire remained normal.