Forest fires near Galaalti extinguished -

25 September,

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Forest fires near Galaalti extinguished

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The fire that broke out in the forests near the Galaalti recreation center in Azerbaijan's Shabran district has been extinguished, Ednews informs, citing the country's Ministry of Emergency Situations.
This morning, Deputy Minister for Emergency Situations, Lieutenant-General Etibar Mirzayev, held an operational meeting at the Galaalti recreation center concerning the fires. The meeting was attended by responsible representatives of the relevant structures of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, heads of the Executive Power of Siyazan and Shabran districts, and heads of law enforcement agencies of these districts.
At the same time, Etibar Mirzayev met with citizens vacationing in Galaalti. He noted that appropriate measures had been taken in connection with the prevention of fire danger and that there is no threat at the moment.
About 80 pieces of equipment, 600 personnel, two helicopters and one BE 200 ChS amphibious aircraft are involved in the fight against wildfires in this region.

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