As the Ministry of Emergency States informs, the efforts to put out the smoke spots at Khosrov Forest State Reserve national park of Armenia are still in progress, as of 9 am, 23 August.
On Tuesday at around 7:30 pm, an Armenian air force helicopter conducted an aerial inspection of the reserve. A total of 45 fire and rescue workers as well as 34 forestry staff members have taken part in the firefighting activities. One hundred smoke spots were detected and all have been extinguished.
12:53 August 23, 2017