Fire in Luhansk region: Rescuers continue to extinguish three glow nests

Source : 112 Ukraine

As of July 10, the fire in Luhansk region is localized
13:33, 10 July 2020

fire in Luhansk region
The State Emergency Service of Ukraine

As of July 10, the fire in Luhansk region is localized. The rescuers continue to extinguish three glow nests as the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported.

“As of 07:00 a.m., July 10, 2020, the outside fire is not observed; the pouring of the smoldering continues within the controlled perimeter of three individual cells (23, 25, 115 quarters of Borovsky and Akhtyrsky forestries)”, - the message says.

1,169 persons and 228 units of equipment, including two An-32P planes, are involved in the liquidation of the fire. The estimated square taken by fire makes about 5,000 hectares.

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In the result of the fire that broke out in the region on July 6; the death of five people is confirmed and 34 people, including 15 children, were hospitalized. 71 people appealed to the hospital for medical aid.

The fire destroyed 23 residential houses; 36 houses damaged in Smolyanynovo village and 80 cottage houses were damaged in Vovche village.

The large-scale fire occurred in the Luhansk region on July 7. Later, the fire spread to the residential houses; the evacuation took place.

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As of the morning, July 8, the rescuers reported they found another three bodies during the elimination of fire; one person died in the intensive care unit.


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