In the Chernobyl zone burning houses and grass

Burning Chernobyl zone. Photo: Correspondent

In the exclusion zone on fire 30 evacuated homes and grass flooring in the area of 20 hectares.

For liquidation of fire in the sky rose fire aviation, the press center of the State service for emergency situations.

Rescuers received a report of a fire near the former town of Poliske, Kyiv oblast. The fire started in an open area in the area of 10 hectares and covered about 25 vacant dilapidated buildings. The fire area has doubled, the fire spread to three dozen abandoned buildings.

In operation for the elimination of fire involved 98 firefighters and 23 units of special equipment, including fire-fighting aircraft: Antonov an-32P and Mi-8 helicopter.

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Recall that on 5 June last year in the Chernobyl zone lit up the forest. By evening, the fire area was reduced from 15 to 10 ha. the evening of 7 June, the fire was extinguished. In the operation of its liquidation were involved 138 people and 25 pieces of equipment, including two aircraft An-32P and Mi-8 helicopter. Fire aviation dropped on the burning forest more than 300 tons of water.


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