Azerbaijan detected fires in forests and other green areas in regions of Dashkesen, Lerik, Yardimli, gedebey, Guba. Gusar and Ismayilli.
The countrys ministry of ecology and natural resources said firefighting brigades localized all the fires. A task force has been set up to probe causes of fires, estimate damage and take measures. According to the initial conclusion, human negligence is to blame for forest fires in Lerik, Yardimli, Gedebey, Guba, Gusar and Ismayilli.