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 Firefighters completely eliminated forest fire near Chornobyl – State Emergency Service

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There is no fire propagation as of 6.00 a.m. April 30. Extinguishing of separate forest floor fire areas is underway within the controlled perimeter of the total area of about 70 hectares.

The State Emergency Service of Ukraine press office reported, Censor.NET informs citing Glavkom.

"The mobile control center was deployed at the fire area. The work of firefighting headquarters, which provides overall coordination of measures to eliminate the forest fire, was also organized there," the statement reads.

Read also: Fire near Chornobyl NPP localized, Yatseniuk says

As reported earlier, a forest fire broke out in the "Chornobylska Pushcha" forestry complex situated in the zone of exclusion and unconditional (obligatory) resettlement near the villages of Buriakivka, Rudnia-Illinetska, Hlinka, and Lubianka in the Ivankiv district on the area of about 320 hectares on April 28. The fire was localized at 10.30 a.m. on April 29.

Read also: Forest fire near Chornobyl NPP isolated. Radiation level is within norms, there is no threat - State Emergency Service

 
 
 
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