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Firefighters extinguished the fire broken out in Hrazdan gorge

08:15 / 28.06.2020

On June 27, at 17:38 an emergency call was received Crisis management national center that grassland had been burning near “Florence” restaurant in Hrazdan gorge in Yerevan.

By “1-BIS” fire complexity call was announced: four fire units from the Fire and Rescue Squads of Yerevan Rescue Department and the operative group of the Management Division of Fire and Rescue activities of the Rescue Service of the MES of RA dispatched to the scene. Then, two fire units, as well as five rescue squads from the Center for Carrying out Activities of Special Importance of the Rescue Forces Department left to the scene.

The fire was localized at 19:08.

On June 28, at 00:07 the fire was completely extinguished. About four hectares of vegetative area, 11 trees and 14 stumps burnt.

A total of 46 rescuers took part in the firefighting activities.

Two water trucks of “Landscape and Environmental Protection” NPO of Municipality supported the firefighting activities.

The Deputy Director of the Rescue Service of MES, r/s colonel Armen Grigoryan and the Head of Yerevan Rescue Department of the Rescue Service, r/s colonel Arnold Harutyunyan were at the scene.

For security reasons, two fire units from the Fire and Rescue Squad of Yerevan Rescue Department of the Rescue Service of the MES of RA implemented patrolling on the spot.

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