During the night of 28 on April 29 to eliminate fire situation in the special plant “Chornobyl Forest” significantly improved. The front of the fire surrounded and stopped. The situation is completely under control. Cells of riding open fire almost gone. This was announced by Acting Head of SES Zorian Shkiryak.
Zorian Shkiryak: “The front of fire in the exclusion zone surrounded and stopped”
He noted that there rollover to young trees, but they are small and associated wind gusts. In addition, in large parts continues smoldering burnt grass and trees. In the morning working on-site aircraft fire rescue services, which liquidates the remains of the fire.
“The radiation background is normal, there is no threat. All units and machinery of SES involved in extinguishing the fire in the exclusion zone, are in place and working smoothly on further localization “- said Zorian Shkiryak.
State Emergency Service of Ukraine [http://en.mns.gov.ua/news/99.html] 29/04/2015