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Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire broken out in the landfill of Nubarashen district

19:35 / 13.07.2020



On June 13, at 18:52 with five days of hard work the firefighters managed to extinguish the fire broken out in the landfill of Nubarashen district.

For security reason, the firefighters implemented patrolling on the spot.

It should be recalled that, on July 9, at 20:05 an emergency call was received to Crisis management national center that fire had been broken out in the landfill of Nubarashen district.

Four fire units from the Fire and Rescue Squads of Yerevan Rescue Department and the operative group from the Management Division for Firefighting and Rescue Activities of the Rescue Service of the MES of RA dispatched to the scene. “BIS-1” degree of the complexity was announced.

The fire was localized on July 10, at 07:50. Accumulated garbage had been on fire in the area of four hectares near the landfill.

For about five days the firefighters carried out firefighting activities in the area of the landfill, using a total of 598 tons of water.

Land filling and leveling activities were carried out.

Every day eight water pipes and seven units of special equipment of Yerevan Municipality worked at the scene.

Deputy Director of Rescue Service r/s colonel A. Grigoryan, the Head of the Rear and Logistics Provision Department, r/s lieutenant colonel M. Mnatsakanyan, the Head of Yerevan Rescue Department, r/s colonel A. Harutyunyan were at the scene.

A total of about 75 rescuers were involved in the activities.

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