Forest Fire Rages near Ardino in Southern Bulgaria

Society » INCIDENTS | July 29, 2016, Friday // 20:59
Bulgaria: Forest Fire Rages near Ardino in Southern Bulgaria Photo by BGNES

A wildfire has engulfed a mountainous area of about 10 hectares of pine trees between the villages of Svetulka and Ahryansko near Ardino, in southern Bulgaria, the athorities said in Friday.
The front of the blaze is two kiolmeters long.
More than 100 police officers, forest rangers and volunteers are trying to stop the fire from spreading, according to local media reports.
The authorites suspect that the fre was accidentally started by fellers operating in the area.

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