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Grassland burnt in Gugark village

18:15 / 11.01.2021

On January 11, at 18:10 information was received from deputy director of "Hayantar" SNPO of Gugark forestry branch that the fire was extinguished in "Narnji Yal" field of the 3rd storage section of Gugark forestry branch.

About 40 ha of grassland burnt.

It should be recalled that on January 11, at 15:36 an emergency call was received to Lori regional crisis management center that a smoke had been noticed from the nearest hillside of Gugark village.

The operative group and one fire unit 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 5 ha of grassland had been on fire in "Narnji Yal" field of the 3rd storage section of Gugark forestry branch.

At 18:05 due to the darkness, the firefighting activities were temporarily stopped.

The employees of "Gugark forestry" branch of " Hayantar" SNCO implemented patrolling.

On January 10, at 08:30 in order to restart firefighting activities in "Narnji Yal" field of the 3rd storage section of Gugark forestry branch the operative group of the Regional rescue department, one fire unit from the Fire and Rescue Squad of Rescue Department and twenty-one firefighter-rescuers of the Rescue Service of the MES of RA dispatched to the scene.

The firefighter-rescuers localized fire at 17:20.

At 17:31 the firefighting activities were stopped because of darkness.

The employees of "Gugark forestry" branch of " Hayantar" SNCO implemented patrolling. the smoke was still coming from several logs at the scene.

Fifteen employees of "Gugark forestry" branch of " Hayantar" SNCO took part in the firefighting activities.

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