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About 40 ha of grassland was burnt in Vardenik village

22:55 / 05.09.2022

On September 5, at 14:17 an emergency call was received to Gegharkunik Regional Crisis Management Center that grassland had been on fire in the cemetery in Vardenik village.

Three fire units from the Fire and Rescue Squads of Regional Rescue Department and the operative group from the Fire and Rescue Squad of Regional Rescue Department the Rescue Service of the MES of RA dispatched to the scene.

It turned out that the fire broke out in the territory nearby the cemetery and forest.

The fire was localized at 16:14 and extinguished at 20:58. About 40 ha of grassland was burnt, the trees were damaged in an area of about 5 ha.

22 firefighters, 10 residents of Vardenik village and one water tank of Martuni Municipality involved in the firefighting activities.

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