An Air Force helicopter was involved in the firefighting A large forest fire broke out near Tvarditsa. The fire engulfed 500 acres of pine forest in the Kutra area above the city. An Air Force helicopter was involved in the firefighting. Firefighters commented that the terrain is extremely difficult. Over 300 decares continue to burn late in the evening. "We are waiting for heavy chain equipment with which to make clearings in the forest and for the fire equipment to enter. We have an appointment for the helicopter to arrive again early tomorrow morning from the Krumovo air base, aid from the military units in Sliven, from the state forestry, as well as from the neighboring ones, from volunteers. Forces and equipment of the firefighters from Tvarditsa and Sliven are also working. We expect to liquidate it tomorrow ", said Chief Inspector Andreev from the coordination center.https: //www.vbox7.com/emb/external.php? Vid = 7b1d4684ce
There is no danger for people. It is assumed that the fire started from a landfill in Tvarditsa. The entire massif that burns is 10,000 decares in size.