"A case of sad negligence or deliberate arson? The pine tree is on fire near Sich station and Heneralka hollow at Khortytsia island. A volunteer fire crew of the national park, our workers, ONUR staff and several fire units of the Chief Department of the State Emergencies Service in Zaporizhya region reached the site. 10 vehicles are working", reads the message.
Strong wind complicates the works, fire crews are trying to localize the fire.
Currently, extreme fire peril is observed in some of Ukraine's regions on July 26 and 27. Press office of Ukraine's State Emergency Service reported that on Monday.
This concerns eastern regions, as well as Volyn, Zhytomyr, Ternopil, Khmelnytsky, Vinnytsia, Sumy, Odesa and Mykolaiv regions, the authority reported.