A fire at an unauthorized dump near Balakliya in Kharkiv oblast extinguished. This reports the press center of the State service for emergency situations.
“At 13:52 on August 28 the fire is completely liquidated. There were no injuries”, – is spoken in the message.
Information about the fire was received in the “101” on August 26 at 12:05. It was established that the fire spread to an area of about 1.5 hectares, seized part of the forest and could spill over into the neighbouring city dump.
In extinguishing the fire were involved in 9 rescue units of the SES, 9 vehicles and 40 people of staff of the SES. Had also used the SES helicopter Mi-8 which carried out 20 discharges.
The fire was contained on Sunday, August 26, at 16:53.