It is known that the landfill caught fire on July 7 as a result of forest fires in the region. Then, the workers were evacuated so as not to endanger them.
“In general, the landfill is provided with fire-fighting equipment, there is a water tank for 500 cubic meters, which is replenished from the well, there is a car for filling up fire places with water. However, the horse forest fire was too powerful, and the landfill staff was evacuated on July 7. upon returning, the workers saw that they were engaged in a large area of the landfill, "the report said.
At present, rescuers of the Severodonetsk department of the State Emergencies Ministry are working at the training ground, but their forces are insufficient, so the city is asking for help in the Luhansk Regional State Administration.
Fire excludes the possibility of waste disposal at the landfill.
As we reported before, as of July 10, the fire in Luhansk region is localized. The rescuers continue to extinguish three glow nests.