Fire in Chernobyl Exclusion zone localized

Source : 112 Ukraine

2 AN-32P and Mi-8 helicopters involved in conquering fire
20:26, 29 July 2016

The employees of the General Directorate of the Kyiv Emergency Service managed to localize the fire near the town of Pripyat in the Kyiv region, near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant at 18:20 p.m. The press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reports this.

The fire originated in the individual sections of an area of ​​about 3 hectares with no spread of fire.

To extinguish the fire, 10 pieces of equipment and 61 people were involved, including the 6 pieces of equipment and 52 people of personnel from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine. 2 AN-32P and Mi-8 helicopters were involved in carrying out reconnaissance and extinguishing the fire.

The operational focus group works on the place of the fire.

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