Azerbaijani MES: A plane, two helicopters involved in extinguishing the fire in Hirkan National Park

Azerbaijani MES: A plane, two helicopters involved in extinguishing the fire in Hirkan National Park
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  • calendar-gray 18 January 2021

"The fire in Hirkan National Park was extinguished in one direction. In other directions, it was not completely extinguished, although there are localization," Deputy Chief of the State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Colonel Akbar Novruzov told APA.

According to him, work is underway to extinguish the fire: "I note for information that the area , which the fire has occurred, is 1600-1800 meters above sea level. At the same time, the strong winds in the area prevent the fire from being completely extinguished”.

Deputy Chief has also noted that in total, 135 personnel, 8 vehicles, as well as 1 plane and 2 helicopters of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources have been involved for firefighting: “Currently, the works are being continued for complete fire extinguishing by the involved forces”.

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