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 Rescuers found body of third firefighter perished at dump site near Lviv, - State Emergency Service

The body of the third victim in the waste pile slide on a landfill located on the outskirts of Lviv was found.

Head of the Public Relations Department of the State Emergency Service Main Directorate in Lviv region Vitalii Turovtsev wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

Read more: Body of second rescuer perished on dump site near Lviv recovered, - National Police

"The body of the third rescuer has been found..." he wrote.

It was reported earlier that the bodies of two firefighters were recovered.

A large-scale fire broke out at Hrybovytske dump site in the vicinity of Lviv May 30. A waste pile slid and swamped several firefighters after the fire was extinguished and they were gathering the equipment and examining the site. The search operation is still underway. Criminal proceedings have been initiated into the waste pile slide at the dump site.

See more: Another dead body found on dump site near Lviv, - State Emergency Service. PHOTOS+VIDEO

The State Emergency Service has also published information on the identity of its deceased employees on its website.

The statement reads: "The bodies of three rescuers were found at the landfill in the Lviv region May 31. The body of the first rescuer - Chief of the fire-fighting facility No. 48 in Rava-Ruska Cpt. Yurii Rudyi, born in 1987 - was found at 3:36 p.m. The body of the second firefighter - watch commander of the fire-fighting facility No. 17 in Zhovkva Lt. Andrii Vynkevych, born in 1983 - was found at 7:05 p.m. The body of the third rescuer - member of the fire-fighting facility No. 17 in Zhovkva Sgt. Bohdan Yunok, born in 1988 - was found at 9:15. p.m."

"We express our sincere condolences to relatives and friends of the victims!"

 
 
 
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