Today, around 14.30, in Nikolaev, on the old cemetery which is in the central part of the city, there was a large-scale fire.
At present the northern part of a cemetery is shrouded in smoke clubs, over a cemeterial fencing tongues of flame are visible. The dry grass, bushes, trees burns. The fire area makes not less than a hectare. Got to a zone of a fire of a grave as suffered - monuments and fencings are covered with a soot, in some places metal letters were melted off, on many monuments photos are destroyed.
Smoke so clouded the road adjacent to a cemetery that drivers experience difficulties with journey of this site.
Despite scale of ignition, nobody extinguishes it. At the time of arrival of our correspondents to a place of the fire, any fire trucks it wasn't observed in spite of the fact that the cemetery burns about an hour.
The old cemetery is for a long time in an advanced state of decay, on what mass media repeatedly paid attention of the city authorities. The territory is cluttered extremely up, is cleaned by nobody, nobody mows a grass. The cemetery was occupied by bums who, practically there and live, ruin graves, burn down fires that from time to time and is the reason of fires. However the city authorities don't pay any attention to a disgrace created practically in the downtown.
It any more the first ignition on an old cemetery, however a present fire the largest in recent years.