Firefighters continue to extinguish the peat on the area of about 5 hectares in the area of the Chernobyl exclusion, informs on the first day of the weekend-the state service for emergency situations of Ukraine.
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. Herbal fire has turned to eliminate, peat - localized.
"in position 7. 00 (same as GMT) July eleven within the complex forestry Chernobyl forest " in the area of exclusion and unconditional (compulsory) evacuation continues stewing 2 localized foci of smoldering peat on a total area of 5, 05 hectares. The situation is under control ", - is informed in the report.
Fire extinguishing used 10 pieces of various mechanisms and 56 people.