Seven fire seats in Luhansk region extinguished, another one localized, - State Emergency Service

Source : 112 Ukraine

The fire rescue teams put out flames in the area of 10,000 hectares
13:40, 5 October 2020

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Members of rescue teams of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine extinguished seven fire seats and localized another one. The press office of Ukraine's State Emergency Service reported that on October 5.

The staff managed to put out the flames in the area of more than 10,000 hectares.

Besides, forest fire were localized next to Vilkhove village, Stanychno-Luhansky district. The area of the fire equaled 2,000 hectares. 

Earlier, State Border Guard claimed that entry-exit checkpoint Stanytsia Luhanska resumed working after a long break.

Related: Seven people deceased, 18 get hospitalized amid fires in Luhansk region

The checkpoint will be working in the autumn mode, from 7 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. every day. Ukrainian border guards will not be allowing people across the checkpoint after 6 p.m.

Earlier, Russian mercenaries opened fire from heavy caliber guns in the area of Stanytsia Luhanska. Later, messages appeared about the fire in forest area next to the checkpoint. Hence, it temporarily stopped working.

Related: Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint might stop its work due fire, smoke

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