Wildfire in Kharkiv region localized

Source : 112 Ukraine

Separate patches on the square of about 12 hectares are smoldering
12:34, 2 September 2018

The fire of forest floor in the Kharkiv region is localized. The State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported. 

'The fire is localized. As of 7 a.m. on September 2, the smoldering of the separate patches on the square of about 12 hectares is being observed,' reads the message.  

Totally, 166 people, 33 equipment units, and fire train were involved in the putting out of the fire seat. The aviation of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine undertook 27 releases of water from the beginning of the operation. 

Related: Wildfires hit gorge near Yalta, Crimea

As it was reported, earlier Novotroitske checkpoint in Donbas was closed due to the fire. Dried grass continued burning and ammunition was near Berezove-1 and Berezove-2 checkpoints. Moreover, under the order of the Joint Forces Commander, the “Red” regime was prolonged. 

It should be noted that the “Red” regime provides a temporary ban of stay of people. The admittance of people is performed in the presence of the pass set by the Joint Forces Commander. The movement of vehicles and pedestrians on the streets and roads is restricted. The vehicles and civilians are not allowed to enter particular areas. 

Related: Fire in Chornobyl exclusion zone, 10 hectares of forest burning

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