In Transcarpathia rescuers extinguished forest fires

11 August 2013 13:23  3443019 043741
In Transcarpathia rescuers extinguished forest fires

On Saturday, departments of the State Emergencies Service of Ukraine in Ivano-Frankivsk and Transcarpathian regions extinguished brush fires in coniferous forest on the Mount Mehla near the village of Myslivka in Dolyna district, the press service reported to the UNN.

As of 7.00, August 11, there is no open burning, the measures to monitor the situation on the spot of the fire continue.

148 offices, 6 units of engineering were engaged in firefighting, as well as a helicopter Mi-9 to conduct aerial reconnaissance, including 67 officers and 3 vehicles of the State Emergencies Service (in Ivano-Frankivsk and Transcarpathian regions).

Source - UNN

Tags: fire, forest, rescue

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