In Luhansk region, the fire-fighting train was involved in the extinguishing of the fires. It is used by the employees of the Kindrashevska Nova railway station as Stanytsia Luhanska Regional State Administration reported.
The train extinguishes fire along the demarcation line and railway. The fire is eliminated between Kindrashevska Nova and Horodnia stations.
“The fire-fighting train has 120 tons of water capacity; it might promptly fill fire engines,” the message said.
In the territory of Luhansk region, over 100 fires observed in 32 settlements. The most large-scale fires took place in the forest in Novoaidar, Starobilsk, Popasnyansky and Stanytsia Luhanska areas.
On October 1, the fire spread to Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint: some elements of infrastructure were burning.
As we reported earlier, the approximate area of fires in Luhansk region makes 13,000 hectares; over 2,500 people and 264 units of equipment involved in the liquidation of fire.