Wildfire Rages on 50 Ha in Bulgaria’s Svilengrad Municipality

Society » INCIDENTS | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 18:05
Bulgaria: Wildfire Rages on 50 Ha in Bulgaria’s Svilengrad Municipality File photo by BGNES

A wildfire spread over an area of more than 50 hectares near Lisovo village, in Svilengrad municipality bordering Turkey, the government’s Executive Forests Agency announced on Thursday.

The area engulfed by the blaze includes 15 ha of forest land.

Thirty-five employees of the regional Forest Directorate have been deployed to the area equipped with three firefighting vehicles. Firefighters and volunteers have joined the effort to put out the flames that are raging on rugged terrain.

 

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