A new source of fire is found in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, rescuers in control of the situation, informs on Sunday a press-service gschs of Ukraine.
The fire area of 32 hectares broke out on the first day of the weekend in the apartment of forestry "Chernobyl forest" in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, said first press-service gschs of Ukraine. There was a Fire of dry grass and forest litter.
"14. 00 August 9 between the former villages of Kovalivka and the Buda Verovice within the zone of exclusion and unconditional (compulsory) evacuation found a New source of forest fire ", - is informed in the report.
It is also noted that fire fighting was used by 97 people and 17 pieces of various mechanisms, as well as among them from SSES - 53 personnel, 10 pieces of various mechanisms, 3 fire plane An-P and rotary-wing machine Mi-8 with overflow system.
"as of 17. 00 09. 08. 2015 the situation is under control. On the fire place works operative group GU gschs of Ukraine in the Kiev region ", - informs the state emergency service of Ukraine.
before on the Internet office of Rospotrebnadzor stated that the radiation situation in the Russian Federation in connection with fires in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine remains stable, with no exceedances.