In Simeiz (Yalta, the Crimea) as a result of a fire 28 hectares of the wood suffered.
As reported in a press - service of Head department Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine in ARC, the strong gusting wind promoted fast distribution of fire on the considerable territory. Under the threat of ignition there were objects sanatorno - a resort complex, houses and the well-known Simeizsky aquapark. All night long since August 31 for September 1 the staff of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and workers of forestry tried to constrain a storming flame literally flying on cool slopes and not to give the chance to it to be thrown on structures and buildings.
According to the chief of Head department Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine in ARC Alexander Mazilin, "we managed to disperse quickly staff and equipment on the decisive direction and not to allow fire distribution on buildings, an aquapark and resort establishments. None of inhabitants of the settlement and vacationers didn't suffer".
Early in the morning suppression of forest fire was started by the helicopter of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Mi-8. It significantly helped with fight against fire in places where from - for the steepness of slopes the fire equipment and staff couldn't rise. In total on suppression of forest fire more than 20 pieces of equipment and more than 120 people were involved. The staff worked at a place of forest fire on its elimination. Also the reserve of forces and means of the Ministry of Emergency Situations from 120 people and 16 pieces of equipment was created.
Now on an okaraulivaniye workers of forestry in number of 10 people are involved.
In total fire destroyed 28 hectares of a forest laying, bushes and trees. Preliminary cause of the fire - careless handling of fire.