State service of Ukraine for emergency situations (SSES) is still unable to extinguish the fire within the complex forestry Chernobyl forest " in the area of alienation, said Wednesday in a statement on the official Internet office of the Ukrainian President.
On Tuesday, firefighters were able to locate four of the six sources of ignition and reduce the burning area from 130 to 110 hectares. Yesterday in gschs stated that the nearest fire source is placed at a distance of several tens of kilometers from Chernobyl, because of this danger to the station no. Firefighters believe that the cause of the fire was careless handling of fire or arson.
"as of 13. 00 (same as GMT) on 1 July, the situation within the complex forestry Chernobyl forest "controlled, extinguishing fires continues," - said in the report.
in the message also it is reported that Firefighters conduct surveillance of the burnt out areas in order to prevent the recurrence of fire.
on the first day of the week within a complex of forestry "Chernobyl forest" there was a fire of dry grass and reeds that spread of individual fires on an area of about 130 hectares. Firefighters around the clock confrontation with fire, and among them involving aviation.