Azerbaijans Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources addresses people on wild fires
23 July 2009
published by en.apa.az
Azerbaijan — A fire occurred in private lands and pastures of the Sighirli village of Kurdamir region at about 16.30 on July 20 extended into the forests in the territory of Sabirabad Forestry Office and covered 4.2 ha of forests, press service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources told APA.
The fire was extinguished completely by the firefighters of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and local residents on July 21. There were no serious damages on the forestry fund. The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources called on the population to be more careful with a fire and to observe fire security rules due to the hot and dry weather.