Twenty-four fire incidents registered on average each day in Azerbaijan

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 16

By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:

In the first 11 months of this year, the State Fire Protection Service of Azerbaijani Emergency Situations Ministry received 8115 calls with regard to fire incidents, Emergency Situations Minister, Kamaladdin Heydarov said.

The minister made the remarks whilst speaking at a board meeting held at the Emergency Situations Ministry's central office with regard to the anniversary of the ministry's creation and professional holiday of its employees.

Heydarov noted that 2950 of these incidents were registered in Baku.

The minister also said that 24 fire incidents are registered every day on average and one person is saved in fire incidents every eight days.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by S.M.

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