Forest fire in Oguz region spread to the territory of the Shahdag National Park
31 August 2017
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Azarbaijan - The fire that broke out on the territory of the 3rd
District of the Khachmaz Forestry of the Oguz Forest Protection and
Reforestation Enterprise, afterwards due to a strong wind, spread to the
territory of the Oguz branch of the Shahdag National Park, the head of the press
service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources (MENR) Irade Ibrahimova
Employees and equipment of MENR and Ministry of Emergency Situations were involved to extinguish the fire in the high-altitude area.
The fire covered the site on a steep and high slope, which is why all possible means, mostly manual labor, are used for extinguishing.
Serious fire-fighting measures are still being taken.