Pochtovoe, Olenevka, Pyatikhatki, Rovnoe… Near these Crimean villages, “landscape” fires were extinguished the day before
It would seem that dead wood, a wasteland, is burning… However, the fire quickly spreads over large areas and can spread to forest plantations, infrastructure facilities or residential buildings. This is the main danger of the so-called. «landscape» fires.
The main cause of landscape fires is still burning grass and careless handling of fire by citizens and neglect of fire safety rules. It is the burning of grass that causes most forest fires. In addition, people themselves suffer from their own carelessness. Dry grass quickly flares up, it is difficult to control this process, so often, before the eyes of the owners, the fire spreads to outbuildings, and sometimes the houses themselves catch fire,” the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Crimea reminded.
Yesterday, at 15:04, the Ministry of Emergency Situations received a signal about a fire in the area of the village of Rovnoye. Pervomaisky district. The duty shift of the fire department was sent to the scene of the incident. Voykovo State Public Institution of the Republic of Crimea «Fire Protection of the Republic of Crimea». Upon arrival, it became known that dry vegetation was burning in the open area. There is a threat of fire spreading to the forest belt.
Firefighters fired barrel “B” and, using firecrackers and Ermak backpacks, localized and extinguished the fire within 30 minutes. The fire area was 500 square meters. Thanks to the prompt actions of the employees of the State Institution of the Republic of Crimea “Fire Protection of the Republic of Crimea”, it was possible to avoid the “transition” of the fire. There were no casualties. The reasons are determined by experts— said the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Crimea.
Also, over the past 24 hours, firefighters from PCH Olenevka, PCh Pyatikhatka and PCH Pochtovoye of the State Institution of the Republic of Crimea “Fire Department of the Republic of Crimea” were involved in extinguishing fires in dry vegetation.