Radiation hazard in the area of alienation as a result of the fire within "Chernobyl forest" is absent, As the Fire occurred in the most "clean" the area, informs on the first day of the week, the press service of the Ministry of ecology and natural resources 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. On Sunday, the new source of fire was found in the area of exclusion on the area of 60 hectares burned forest.
"this time the Fire happened in one of the most "clean" parts of the zone, no radiation hazard. The situation is under control, continued suppression of individual foci on the territory of the controlled perimeter of the fire, " said Deputy Minister of ecology of Ukraine Svitlana Kolomiyets.
She stressed that nothing catastrophic that could adversely affect the population. The closed burial grounds upper layer of soil, and a large release of radiation has the ability to be.
"The sarcophagus is placed quite far away, and there are special security zone and a security perimeter, which is designed to meet modern technical requirements. In addition, the enterprise "Chernobyl forest" organization deals with system of fire prevention measures. This firebreaks, obkatyvaniem arrays so that the fires could spread to the sarcophagus, " said Kolomiyets.
As informs a press-service, now the burning area is approximately 70 acres. Work is being done in the area of villages of Kovshylivka and Polesie. Technology is employed, and among them 2 aircraft and rotorcraft.