Around Kiev continue to smolder 22 the source of peat with a total area of 106 hectares, in parts of the Ukrainian capital in the air can be felt the smell of Gary, informs the State service of Ukraine for emergency situations (SSES).
"in position 7. 00 (same as GMT) in eleven districts of the Kiev region is the suppression of 22 localized pockets of smouldering peat on a total area of about 106 hectares, " - said in the report.
To extinguish the smoldering peat attracted 238 rescue workers and 76 pieces of various mechanisms of the SSES. The background radiation in Kiev and Kiev region is located within the normal range.
In summer and early autumn near Kiev burned forests, dry grass and litter within the complex of forestry "Chornobyl Puscha" is located in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, but there was no significant increase of radiation level was not documented.