Forest cover started burning near Kolesnikovka, Stanytsia Luhanska district, on July 3, as Ukraine’s Emergency Service reported.
According to the rescuers, the fire is not being put up as the territory is mined.
“While fanning the fire scene, an explosion occurred. As a result, a tractor man of forest management suffered a concussion and arm injury. Pyrotechnics units of Emergency Service are doing mine-clearing of the territory,” the message reads.
As of 7 am on July 4, 110 people and 25 units of equipment were sent to the fire scene.
Earlier, shells, which militants fired with at Shyrokyne and Berdyanske, began detonating in a fire.