Fire breaks out in Hirkan National Park
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  • 15:32 20 August 2019

Fire breaks out in Hirkan National Park

Fire has broken out in high upland area of Hirkan National Park, on the border with Yukhary Tangivan village of Lerik, Irada Ibrahimova, head of Press-service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan told ONA.

Currently, workers of the National Park, other local bodies of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, and Fire Protection Unit of the State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan have been involved in the site.

As the fire has broken out in difficult relief area, the involvement of technical support posed some complications. Manual work is generally used to extinguish the fire.

Kamala Guliyeva

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