The fire in the mined wood near Kolesnykivka village, Luhansk region has been extinguished successfully. The State Emergency Service reported that on Thursday evening.
The flames were put out at about 7.30 p.m., the press office said.
Earlier, firemen managed to localize the fire in a mined forest near Kolesnykivka village, Luhansk region.
The fire was localized at about 12.30 p.m; the area of the fire is 4.8 hectares.
A mined forest caught fire near Stanytsia Luhanska; at first, the crews did not get to the forest because of the mine hazard.
As the fire was being extinguished, a tractor exploded, came on the landmine and exploded. A tractor driver suffered a shell shock and had his arm injured in the accident.