In Chornobyl zone, not far from the site of disposal of radioactive waste, the peatlands ignited, the severe smoke can be seen from the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant as 24 TV channel reported citing Head of Association of Chornobyl tour operators Yaroslav Yemelianenko.
“Unfortunately; they flamed up badly; the smoke is seen even from the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant. In other words, when you look at it, you see the peatlands from one side and Buryakivka from the other side. It is a village, where the site of disposal of radioactive waste is situated,” Yemelianenko noted.
According to him, in the east of the zone, almost three villages were burned in the zone of the obligatory resettlement.
He also noted that the firefighters do not have enough forces and resources to extinguish the fires, which do not stop. The volunteers help to provide the food for brigades involved in the fight against fiery flames.
The fire in Chornobyl zone has started on April 4. Its liquidation continues.
Earlier, it was reported that five hectares of forest planting in the exclusion zone have burned out. It took place as a result of the incineration of dry grass and garbage.