By Sabina Mammadli
A fire train arrived in Khachmaz to help put out the wildfires
in Azerbaijan's northern and north-western regions, the Ministry of
Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan has said.
Fire extinguishing operations are carried out in areas with
difficult mountainous terrain and areas near settlements. Hot and
windy weather prevents these operations.
According to the ministry, fires are being extinguished in
Gabala, Shabran, and Khacmaz districts.
Currently, employees and special equipment of the State Fire
Protection Service, the northern and north-western regional centers
of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Civil Defense Troops
and Special Risks Rescue Service, amphibious aircraft 'BE 200 ÇS'
and 2 helicopters of the aviation detachment of the Ministry of
Emergency Situations, as well as employees of the forestry center
of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, Azarsu JSC, local
executive authorities and local residents, are involved in putting
out the fires.
Firefighters are battling to bring the fire under control.
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