Svilengrad, Bulgaria — Two new fronts have formed in the wildfire near the town of Svilengrad, the regional fire department in Haskovo announced for FOCUS News Agency. According to the information the fire had two fronts at 7 pm and the second was controlled. Experts said there was no danger for the fire to reach the nearby village unless very strong wind appears.
In case the forest fire in the region of Svilengrad in Bulgaria is not controlled by tomorrow, military troops might be called to assist, the regional governor of Haskovo Rayna Yovcheva said in an interview for FOCUS News Agency. According to her the fire is burning in an area close to the town and is quite large. Yovcheva said in case there is no wind, the people currently dealing with the fire may succeed in extinguishing it by themselves.
A forest fire with a front of 10 kilometers is raging in a pine forest in the region of Svilengrad, the regional fire department in Haskovo announced for FOCUS News Agency. 7 fire engines were sent to cope with the fire, but their job is obstructed by the terrain and the strong wind. So far there has been no danger for the fire to spread on Turkish territory.