Avakov arrives in Kharkiv region to coordinate fire extinguishing

Avakov arrives in Kharkiv region to coordinate fire extinguishing

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Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, together with Deputy Chief of the National Police Yevhen Koval and First Deputy Head of the State Emergency Service Oleh Melchutsky, arrived in Kharkiv region to coordinate the forces and equipment involved in putting out fires.

According to the Interior Ministry's press service, the officials will conduct aerial monitoring of the areas most affected by the fires and a meeting of the operational headquarters.

On September 2, a wild fire broke out near the village of Horobyivka, Dvorichne district, Kharkiv region, as a result of which at least 22 houses were destroyed.

Some 33 people were resettled. The total area covered with the fire is 500 hectares, including 100 hectares of a crown fire. As of the morning of September 3, the fires in Horobyivka and Hrianynivka were neutralized. The fire is being extinguished on an area of about 100 hectares.

In Luhansk region, 24 grass fires were recorded on an area of about 1,200 hectares.

As of the morning of September 3, 16 fires were extinguished. Two people were hospitalized with burns of varying severity. The fire destroyed 13 empty houses. The work is underway to extinguish six fire seats of dry grass and forest plantations on a total area of 945 hectares in three districts of Luhansk region.

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