Rescuers continue to put out the fire at the Chernobyl Pushcha in Ukraine: per day liquidated more than 2, 6 hectares of smoldering peat, left to extinguish two localized lesion, said in the state service for emergency situations (SSES) of Ukraine.
"in position 7. 00 on 6 July, the situation is controlled. Continues stewing 2 localized foci of smoldering peat on a total area of six hectares (per day liquidated 2, 6 hectares), "- reports RIA "Novosti" letter of Agency. It is reported in the report. In gschs of Ukraine stressed that the fire extinguishing attracted 18 pieces of various mechanisms and 98 people. 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. July 1, the Ministry of emergency situations of Russia expressed readiness to provide necessary assistance to Ukraine in the organization of firefighting in Chernobyl forest. Along with this, the MOE noted that the fire poses no danger to the residents of border regions of Russia.