Rescuers have extinguished one fire in the exclusion Zone, burning another 20 hectares

Спасатели потушили один очаг пожара в Зоне отчуждения, горит еще на 20 га

At this point in the outbreak of fire in Kiev and the surrounding areas of radiation background is normal.

Rescuers have extinguished one fire in the exclusion Zone of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant another 20 hectares of continues fire.

About it the head a press-services of management of the SES in Kyiv region Victoria Ruban said on air of TV channel “Ukraine is 24”.

“Managed to extinguish an outbreak, as you said, the one near the village Rahivka, where 5 ha. This fire is completely liquidated. At the moment is the hearth of what it was 20 ha. There the spread of fire is gone, the fire is localized, but at the moment there are pockets of fire that had not yet been eliminated”, – quotes Ruban Interfax-Ukraine.

According to her, 20 hectares – this area is not a “common front”, and the new separate seats of fire that can be detected by rescuers and those that are not extinguished from the previous day.

Press Secretary of the regional Department of Antimonopoly noted that at this point in the fire where rescuers work, exceeding the background radiation is not. In Kiev and the surrounding areas of Kyiv there is also no excess of background radiation.

On the morning of 6 April, it was reported that rescuers continued elimination of fire between the Vladimirovka village and Zhovtneve village Kotovskogo forestry on an area of about 20 hectares.