In the Luhansk region, 85 fires were recorded, most of them were not localized and not liquidated. There is a threat of a fire spreading to settlements, Tatiana Pogukay, press secretary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Luhansk region stated, reports on Facebook.
"On the territory of the Luhansk region, 85 fires were recorded, of which 42 were liquidated, 43 were not localized but not liquidated," the message says.
Among the most large-scale fires, the fire in the village is distinguished. Kryakivka Novoaydarska district. The fire covered an area of more than 4 hectares of forest with the transition to the village. Mallard. According to preliminary information, the fire damaged 6 private houses, about 10 utility structures.
More than 50 hectares of forest are burning in the village. Trehizbenka of the Novoaydarsky district. The fire also spread to s. Trehizbenka, 2 private houses were damaged.
Also, fires were recorded in the villages of Muratovo, Kapitanove and Grechishkino, Novoaydarsky district. Now people are being evacuated from these settlements.
In with. Polovinkine, Starobelsky District, according to preliminary information, there was a fire in three foci of coniferous litter with the transition to a top fire. The total area of the fire is 8 hectares. There is a threat to the settlements of Polovinkine and Baidovka.
There is also a threat of a fire spreading to settlements in the villages of Malinovoye, Peschanoe, Artem, Stanichno-Lugansk region. According to preliminary information, about 10 hectares of forest are burning here.
Pogukay adds that the traffic on the Novoaydar - Severodonetsk highway in the village is now limited. Muratovo.
The State Emergencies Committee adds that, according to preliminary information, there are no victims or injured.
In addition, extinguishing fires is complicated by a strong gusty wind with a speed of more than 20 m / s.
In connection with the strong gusty wind, which, according to the forecasts of the Ukrhydrometeorological Center, will be on October 1, there is a threat of further spread of forest fires in the region, rescuers add.