Fire in Vanadzor town

08:30 / 08.01.2021

On January 7, at 15։13 an emergency call was received to Lori regional crisis management center that fire had broken out in the cemetery near the garages in the third block of Vanadzor town.

Two fire units from the Fire and Rescue Squad of Regional Rescue Department of the Rescue Service of the MES of RA dispatched to the scene.

It turned out that about 3 ha of vegetation was burning on the hillside near the cemetery and there were about 30 smoking trunks.

The firefighters localized the fire at 17։58. The firefighting activities were stopped due to darkness.

12 rescuers and 4 employees of "Gugark Forestry" branch of "Hayantar" SNCO took part in the firefighting works. They implemented patrolling at the scene.

On January 8, at 07:25, information was received from the director of the Gugark branch of "Hayantar" SNCO that the fire had been self-extinguished. 

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