In 4 districts of Poltava region are burning peat bogs in the area 123, 9 hectares, said the State service for emergency situations (SSES) of Ukraine.
"in 4 districts of Poltava region is 5 extinguishing pockets of smouldering peat on a total area of about 123, 9 ha. In clock mode used from the SSES 106 and 46 pieces of various mechanisms ", - reports news Agency the letter of Agency. The decay of peat bogs continues in the Kiev region. According to the regional SES, 76 people and 30 pieces of various mechanisms eliminate the fire on the area of about 20 ha. Area of fires and the intensity of the smoke in the Central regions of Ukraine has greatly decreased due to the rainy weather, however, was able from time to time covers the capital. The chief sanitary doctor of Kiev Oleg Ruban said that in a smoke special at risk " children, pregnant women, elderly citizens who suffer from chronic lung disease "." The products of combustion strike the mucous membranes and respiratory system. The acrid smell of burning can cause acute cough, adversely affect the lungs, " said Oleg Ruban. As stated by the Opposition bloc, causing the spread of fires that do not have the opportunity to extinguish for more than one month, was total SSES under-sourcing and lack of personnel.