In parallel with the forest guards going on strike, forest fires continue to appear in different forests in Bulgaria. The strike in the region of Kyustendil was suspended due to a forest fire in the region. According to the Chairman of the striking committee, vehicles cannot reach the region. The strike will continue on Monday, he said. Forest guards on strike were extinguishing three wild fires yesterday in the region of Sliven. Even though we are on a strike, we cannot stand and watch as the forest is destroyed, Emilia Bogoeva from the forest guard office in Sliven said. We believe that the forests are being set on fire intentionally, so as to make us to end our strike, she said after another fire started hours after the first one. We will not end our strike, she added.