Rescuers continue to put out two localized lesion of smoldering peat in the area of the Chernobyl NPP, Chernobyl forest ", informs on the last working day of the week, the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations.
"as of 7 hours (the time coincides with Moscow time) July 10, the situation is under control. Continues stewing 2 localized foci of smoldering peat on a total area of 5, 1 hectare ", - is informed in the report.
in extinguishing involved 75 people using 12 pieces of different mechanisms, on the site of emergency deployed the headquarters of the fire.
within the forest complex economy "Chernobyl forest" June 29, started a fire of dry grass and reeds that spread individual lesions on the area of 130 hectares. Several lesions were documented burning of grass, reeds and peat, herbal fire has turned to eliminate localized peat.