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All sources of wildfires in Zhytomyr, Kyiv regions are localized

Source : 112 Ukraine

In total, more than 1.5 thousand firefighters and more than 300 units of equipment were involved
19:37, 27 April 2020

Kateryna Aslamova

In the Zhytomyr and Kyiv regions, firefighters localized all the sources of wildfires. The press center of the State Emergency Service reports.

"Over the past day, April 26, the largest fire source in the Ovruch district was eliminated, work continues on four localized sites," the report said.

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It is also noted that more than 500 people and 95 pieces of equipment were involved in work in the Olevsky and Ovruch regions (60 people from the State Emergency Service and 15 pieces of equipment).

“Over the past days, the peat center in the Denysovytsky forestry, as well as a fire that occurred on the border of the Exclusion Zone and threatened to spread into the forest zone in the Exclusion Zone were eliminated,” also reported in the press service.

In the Chernobyl zone, the fire brigade continues to be on duty at a localized outbreak in the Dityatkovsky forestry. Radiation background in Kyiv, Kyiv region and in the Exclusion Zone within natural background values.

As we reported earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with representatives of the State Emergencies Ministry of Ukraine, who took part in extinguishing a large-scale forest fire in the Chornobyl exclusion zone. He handed 22 state awards to the rescuers.

Related: Ukraine’s Armed Forces report six new COVID-19 cases

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