The worst thing is that because of the hot and windy weather which now prevails on the territory of Dnipropetrovsk region, small pockets of fire in a matter of minutes gain huge scale. Such fires can easily spread to the residential sector and forests.
For the past day (06.08.2020) on the territory of Dnipropetrovsk region in natural ecosystems arose 57 fires on a total area of 65 hectares.
The most common fires in ecosystems is herbal arson. In most cases, the cause of fire is human factor. Citizens burn trash in backyards, and children set fire to dry grass near roads and in vacant lots.
The most extensive fires in ecosystems arose in Pavlograd, Krivoy Rog, Novomoskovsk, Nikopol, Pokrovsky, Peter and Paul, Vasilkovskaya str., Pavlograd, Shirokovskaya, Petrikov, Mezhevskoy, Solonyansky, Krinichansky and Krivoy Rog districts.
Dear citizens! Do not ignore the words of the rescuers! It is prohibited to burn dry vegetation and do not throw on the ground cigarette butts outstanding. Be careful and responsible! If you notice a fire in the woods, the landings and in open territories, immediately call “101”.