Irina ALEKSEEVA, “FACTS”
The victims of a massive forest fire in the Novoaydarsky region of the Luhansk region were at least five people.
According to gschs, killed five people at the same time, the interior Ministry said six of the dead. According to local authorities, was present in 24 patients (15 of them children). The fire destroyed about 80 homes country garden cooperative “Wolf lake” and 45 houses in the village Smolyaninovo.
Also there is a fire near the village Kapitanova on-site Kapitanovka forest, the fire area is about 40 hectares. extinguishing attracted more than 60 people and 16 units.
To eliminate fire sent additional forces gschs of Kharkiv, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk and Poltava regions. Extinguishing attracted about 360 people and 85 pieces of equipment, said the Office of the President. The decision was made during an emergency meeting with the President Zelensky.
We will remind, the fire broke out on the eve on the territory of Borovsky and Okhtyrka of the forest near the village of Skalonivka in the Luhansk region. The fire area was about 50 ha. on the Morning of 7 July, the fire was localized, however, due to gusty winds and heat occurred the fire spread to the village Smolyaninovo.
As reported “FACTS” in the Eastern regions of Ukraine remains anomalous heat. The temperature in the Luhansk region reaches +38 degrees in the shade.