Fire Ukraine continue to simmer for two hearth smoldering peat in area 5, 05 acres in Chernobyl Pushcha, informs the state service of the country for emergency situations.
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, peat - localized.
"in position 7. 00 (same as GMT) on 14 July 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 ha. the Situation is under control ", - is informed in the report.
To extinguish the fire used about 60 people and 10 pieces of different mechanisms. In the place of work of the operational headquarters.
Russian regulatory agencies said on numerous occasions that the fires near Chernobyl did not lead To increased levels of radiation within the Russian Federation.