Fire in the Shahdag National Park near the village of Tikanli in Gabala extinguished - UPDATED - UPDATED

Fire in the Shahdag National Park near the village of Tikanli in Gabala extinguished - UPDATED - UPDATED
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4 hectares of bushes, dry grass In Gabala, near the village of Tikanli in the Shah Gabala district, in the territory of the Shahdag National Park,  burned, the Ministry of Emergency Situations told APA.

The fire was extinguished at 19:00 by fire departments of the Ministry's State Fire Protection Service, 2 helicopters of the Aviation Detachment, employees of the Forestry Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources.

 

The nearby forest strip is protected from fire.

***14:39

A fire has broken out in the impassable mountainous territory nearby Tikanli village of Gabala district, Ministry of Emergency Situations told APA.

Fire Protection Units of the State Fire Protection Service, 2 helicopters of Aviation Detachment, employees of the Forestry Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources have been involved in extinguishing the fire.

Emergent and immediate measures are being taken for extinguishing the fire now.

Additional information will be provided.

 

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