Saturday, April 4, in the Chernobyl exclusion zone broke out a huge fire that could not extinguish. Staff of the Chernobyl radiation-ecological biosphere reserve showed the tape filming with a drone, which shows the extent of the damage.
Video posted to Facebook of the reserve.
As noted in the organization, the shooting show that the fire came from outside the exclusion zone. The wind instantly fanned uncontrollable fire that spread to trees and entered the area. The fire engulfed an area of several dozen hectares. In the midst of the fire increased radiation background. However, outside the radiation remained normal.
Rescuers knocked down, quenching the fire in the Chernobyl nature reserve. Employees of gschs of Ukraine and the Chernobyl reserve have done everything they can to extinguish an outdoor fire. However, the loss to the living world of the reserve were large.
Video: Facebook/ zapovidnyk2018
“It’s human barbarism with the taste of ashes, it’s time to stop. Because you’ll look around and see no spring greens, and black fire,” – noted in the reserve.
His employees offered to catch and punish the arsonists – from those who just wanted to clean up the garbage to hard-core pyromaniac. Also in the reserve noted that the penalty of 175 USD for arson too small.