Firefighters continue to extinguish the fire in the area of the Chernobyl exclusion, informs on Thursday a press-service of the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations (SSES).
The fire area of 32 hectares erupted more than a week ago within the complex forestry " Chernobyl forest ", located in the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, said before the state service of Ukraine on emergency situations of Ukraine. Ignited dry grass and leaf litter. On Sunday, the New source of fire was found in the area of exclusion on the area of 60 hectares burned forest. They are until now not extinguished.
"as of 20. 00 (same as GMT) August 20, work continues on the fire between the former villages of Kovilovo and the Buda Verovice. Continues fire fighting herbal flooring close to the village of bull-Calves, the Curve of the Mountain and forest flooring close to the villages of the New World and Vilcha ", - is informed in the report.