Information about the fire came to the rescue 16.40


Firemen managed to liquidate ignition grass flooring in the woods in the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl NPP. This February 17, reported the press service of the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations.

The message on incident arrived at 16.40. The fire broke out on the territory of the state specialized enterprise “Northern forest” near the village Bychki. Burned 5 acres of grass flooring.

“Fire in the exclusion zone eliminated 18.50”, – reported the official website of gschs.

The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in April 1986 has become one of the largest industrial nuclear disasters in history. On the international nuclear event scale, adopted in 1988, the Chernobyl accident is one of the two, which is estimated at the maximum, the seventh level of danger. Comparable in size only to the disaster at the Japanese nuclear power plant “Fukushima-1” in 2011.