Fire in Luhansk region takes 20 hectares before being extinguished

Source : 112 Ukraine

The flames emerged in the woods near Nyzhnioteple village
12:24, 28 September 2020

Fire in Luhansk region, September 2020
State Emergency Service of Ukraine

A fire engulfed the area of some 20 hectares in the woods near Nyzhnioteple, Luhansk region. The incident took palce in the afternoon of September 27. Workers of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine put it out at 10 p.m. Sunday, the authority's press office reports.

"As of 7 a.m. September 28, there was no open fire, separate fire seats in bushes and forest beds are being extinguished" the message said.

101 staff members and 38 vehicles were involved in the operations. 

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