On August 31, at 13:00 a fire broke out in the 2nd unit of “Shamakhyan” district of “Dilijan” national park, area close to the military shooting range. The employees of the national park along with the servicemen localized and put out the fire. It was not essentially caused damage to the forest. The grassland of about 2,5ha was burnt.
Earlier, according to N 232-A order of RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan (17.07.2017), twenty-four-hour strict control is supervised in the specially protected areas of nature of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection; preventative measures are assumed.
There are smoking spots of fire in burnt areas of “Khosrov Forest” state reserve. The firefighter-rescuers of the Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia neutralize the spots of fire and round-the-clock duty is defined.
The cases of wildfire have not been detected in other specially protected areas of nature of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection.
17:02 September 04, 2017