A fire in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant continues, the State service for emergency situations of Ukraine until not able to cope with the elements.
As said Wednesday in a press-service gschs, examines the attraction of fire and aviation, reports news Agency.
"as of 07: 30-extinguishing fires continues. Rotorcraft SSES conducts aerial reconnaissance to assess the situation and attract fire aviation ", - is informed in the report. According to gschs, " radiation environment is stable, the exposure dose on the surface of the soil and the content of radionuclides in water do not exceed standard values. At the same time, about the level of radiation contamination of air service does not mention. The press service of EMERCOM of Russia for its part has stated that the radiation situation in the border with Ukraine Russian regions are normal." Round the clock monitoring of radiation situation more than 35 automated stations radiation monitoring integrated system of protection of people and territories and 20 automatic weather stations with information output to the control centre in crisis situations of the Bryansk, Belgorod, Kursk and Smolensk regions of Russia intervals of fifteen minutes, " said Commissioner of the Ministry of emergency situations. Exceed the level of background radiation is not documented. Remember, another Fire in the area of the Chernobyl exclusion within the forest sector "Chernobyl forest" appeared on June 29. There within about 130 hectares of dry grass catching fire. To extinguish the fire were involved 24 vehicles and 117 people. At the end of April – may the fires were also recorded under Chernobyl. In the main versions of the origin of the strongest for the last 23 years of a forest fire in the area of the disposition of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine considered arson. The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova has said that a forest Fire in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant did not cause deterioration of the radiation background on the Russian territory. The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow could consider assistance in extinguishing fires after the relevant pleadings in Kiev, but its not followed.