Almost 19,000 hectares of forest affected by fires in Luhansk region

Almost 19,000 hectares of forest affected by fires in Luhansk region

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Almost 19,000 hectares of forest plantations, a number of populated localities, and 250-300 houses have been affected by fires in Luhansk region so far, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal told journalists during a working trip to Luhansk region on October 2.

"There are several other places where fires are being put out. They have been contained. Populated localities are protected. Appropriate forces are deployed. Two hundred units of ground equipment and about 2,600 rescuers work," Shmyhal said, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.


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