Dozens of hectares of burning forest in the Crimea took video
The TV channel “360” released on YouTube footage of extinguishing large wildfires in the reserve in the vicinity of Yalta. One of the largest fires occurred on the border of the two reserves — the Crimean and Yalta, in the tract of Uch-Kosh
As reported in the press service of the regional Department of EMERCOM, the fire managed to be localized on the area of 26 hectares. The fighting continues, with the participation of 489 people, as well as three Mi-8 helicopter, the plane Il-76 EMERCOM of Russia, the place flew the amphibian be-200. They just dropped on the burning forest for about 300 tons of water.
The fire continued for more than a day. By the time of arrival of the first fire-rescue units the fire area has made about 2,5 thousand square meters. The fire occurred in a remote mountainous area on the slope of the order of 45-80 degrees. Also fire was complicated by a strong wind (15-20 m / sec).
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At the moment threatening the life and health of people there, victims and survivors, said the Agency.