The area of peat smoldering in the Kiev region has continued to increase and by Monday was about 122 hectares, informs a press-service gschs of Ukraine.
"as of 7 hours in eleven districts of the Kiev region is the suppression of 24 localized pockets of smouldering peat on a total area of about 122 hectares," - said in the report. According to the information SSES, on Sunday morning, the Area of decay was about 106 acres.
To extinguish the smoldering peat from SSES used 322 people and 82 pieces of different mechanisms. In certain districts of the Ukrainian capital may be the sense of smell in the air the products of combustion, however, the background radiation in Kiev and Kiev region is located within the normal range and is Usually 12 to 14 micro-roentgen per hour (a safe level of background radiation is 30 micro-roentgen per hour).