Measures are being continued by the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan in order to extinguish the fire in the mountainous area with the complex relief near Gagali village of Aghsu district of the Republic of Azerbaijan, APA reports citing the website of Azerbaijani MES.
In order to speed up the extinguishing process, a helicopter of the Ministry's Aviation Detachment was involved in extinguishing works.
Additional information will be provided.
The fire broke out in a mountainous area with complex relief near Gagali village of Aghsu district of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Emergency Situations told APA.
Fire extinguishing units of the State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and personnel of the Civil Defense Troops were involved in firefighting.
Currently, operative and immediate measures are underway to extinguish the fire.
According to preliminary data, about 15 hectares of dry grass and shrubs are burning.