The fire broken out in Khachik village was extinguished: about 52.2 ha of grass cover was burnt

20:42 / 22.09.2019

On September 22, at 17:26 the fire broken out in the area called «Karmir Sakhka» of Khachik village of Vayots Dzor Province was extinguished. About 52.2 ha of grass cover was burnt.


It should be noted that on September 20, at 19:42 information was received to ''911'' service that a fire had broken out in a grass cover in the area called ''Karmir Sakhka'' of Khachik village, Vayots Dzor Province.

On September 21, at 12:00 the fire was isolated. Patrolling was implemented. The surface of the fire formed about 52 ha. On the same day at 17:20 information was received that because of the strong wind there was a risk of spreading of the fire. It turned out that new hearths of fire had been found.

The fire was isolated at 21:34.

14 rescuers and 11 residents from Khachik village took part in firefighting activities.

2 days long firefighting activities and patrolling have been implementing in the above-mentioned area. The surface of the fire formed about 52.2 ha of grass cover.

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