Azerbaijan, Baku, August 4 /Trend, T.Hajiyev/
Forest fires were prevented in Azerbaijan, the press service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan told Trend on August 4.
According to information, fires occurred in the Kyucheyi village of the Talabigishlag municipality of Guba district. The fires spread over sowing areas, grasses which were already cut, as well as 25 hectares area with dry grass and shrubs belonging to the municipal fund.
The fire was quickly extinguished by local structures of the Ministry, units of State Fire Service Guba and Shabran districts, as well as the efforts of local residents.
Other fires occurred in the enterprise on protection and restoration of forests in Lerik district. The fire covered the area of 0,9 ha.
The fire was quickly extinguished by local structures of the Ministry, as well as the efforts of local residents. Forest Fund incurred damages.