Wheat field in Donetsk region on fire, perhaps due to shelling

Source : 112 Ukraine

The fire that broke out near Novhorodske was successfully extinguished, - State Emergency Service
19:47, 20 July 2017

Fire at wheat field in Novhorodske, Donetsk region
State Emergency Service Kyiv

A wheat field caught fire near Novhorodske village, Donetsk region; the flames killed seeds in the area of 60 hectares. The incident took place on Thursday morning, Ukraine’s State Emergency Service reported.  

Local residents called the Emergency Service, reporting that the fire broke out at a wheat field not far from the village. The 22nd fire rescue team rushed to the site; 28 servicemen and ten vehicles put the flames out.

‘The most likely reason for the ignition is the ongoing combat activity in this area,’ the State Emergency Service said.

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