On August 11, a fire has been registered in the mountainous area with complex relief near the Tikanli village of Gabal region, and Necessary and urgent measures were immediately taken in the direction of extinguishing the fire, the Azerbaijani MES told ONA.
The second helicopter of the Aviation Detachment of the Ministry has been involved in order to prevent the spread of fire to a large area and extinguish it as soon as possible.
Currently, extinguishing operations are being carried out by the relevant forces of the State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Civil Defense Troops and the North-West Regional Center, and 2 helicopters of the Aviation Detachment. Employees of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and a group of villagers participate in the extinguishing works.
Although complex relief and regularly intensifying wind make extinguishing works difficult, firefighting measures continue uninterrupted.
Ministry of Emergency Situations once again appeals to the people and call on them to strictly follow the fire safety rules especially due to hot weather.