To extinguish the fire in the Chernobyl zone brought aviation and technology

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To extinguish the fire in the Chernobyl zone brought aviation and technology. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the state service for emergency situations in Ukraine.

“To extinguish the fires involved 353 people and 89 units of equipment, including from gschs 294 personnel and 64 units of equipment, including 3 aircraft an-32P and 2 helicopters SSES that April 11 was carried out 107 discharges 250 gallons of water,” – said the Agency interlocutor.

on 10 April it was reported that the fire spread to the territory of the three neighboring forest areas. There is observed burning grass mats and reeds.

a wildfire in the exclusion zone and mandatory evacuation zone near the village of volodymyrivka Kotovskogo forestry emerged on 4 April. Later, the state service for emergency situations reported on another fire near the village Rahivka.

the Ukrainian militiamen identified the personality of the person suspected of involvement in the fire. Criminal case is brought.

it was Noted that the radiation background in Kiev and the region in the normal range does not exceed natural background values.

Earlier in Roshydromet said that the transfer of pollutants from the scene of the fire on the territory of Russia is not expected. Meteorologists will continue to monitor the situation.

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