Wildfire Contained in Bulgaria’s Svilengrad Municipality

Society » INCIDENTS | August 5, 2016, Friday // 12:43
Bulgaria: Wildfire Contained in Bulgaria’s Svilengrad Municipality File photo by BGNES

A wildfire near Lisovo village, in Svilengrad municipality bordering Turkey, has been contained, the Executive Forests Agency with the Agriculture Ministry announced on Friday.

The blaze affected an area of more than 300 hectares, including 100 hectares of forest land, the agency said in a statement.

More than 150 forest rangers, firefighters, military personnel and volunteers took part in bringing the fire under control.

No injuries were reported.

 

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