In the Crimea near Yalta two days burned protected area

В Крыму возле Ялты два дня горела заповедная зона

In the protected area of the gorge Uch-Kosh near Yalta two days of continued forest fires. It is reported “Crimea.Realities”.

“In the afternoon of August 11, the fire happened in the gorge Uch-Kosh, in a remote mountainous area on the slope of the order of 45-80 degrees. Extinguishing is complicated by the strong wind in the gorge, the speed of which reaches 15-20 m/s. Also there is a threat of distribution of fire on the forest up the slope”, – stated in the message.

Today 18:30 of EMERCOM of Russia reported that the fire managed to localize.

According to preliminary information, the fire area was 26 ha. there were no injuries.

The gorge Uch-Kosh is one of the longest in the Crimea – about five kilometers, the height of the rocks reaches 100 meters. It is in the mountains near Yalta.

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