The Luhansk eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church announced a fundraiser to assist victims of forest fires, according to the website information Department of the UOC.
The publication notes that on 6 July in the Luhansk region on the territory of Borovsky and Okhtyrka of the forest arose a forest fire that had spread to the village Smolyaninovo of the Novoaydarsky area. The fire killed seven people evacuated 27 people, of which 22 were children. The fire destroyed 23 houses, burned the Church of the Nativity of the blessed virgin Mary in the village Smolyaninovo.
Open burning in the area of forest fires in the Luhansk region is not observed, continues the Strait of smoldering wood, said on Saturday the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations.
The fire in the two forest areas in the Novoaydarsky region of the Luhansk region emerged on Monday. On Tuesday rescuers managed to localize it on the area of 85 hectares. However, due to wind gusts, there were several new lesions, the residents of the two villages began to evacuate. The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky held an emergency meeting, during which ordered to use additional resources to extinguish fires. According to the state service for emergency situations, as a result of the fire five people were killed and 34 people were hospitalized. Rescuers on Thursday the fire under control.
Aviation attracted to forest fire in the Luhansk region of Ukraine, said on Wednesday the press service of the civil service of the country for emergency situations.
The press service of the Ukrainian interior Ministry reported on Tuesday that due to forest fires in the Luhansk region killed at least six people, nine were hospitalized.
As a result of forest fires in the Luhansk region of Ukraine at least five people were killed and nine hospitalized, said Tuesday the state service for emergency situations.
Earlier, the interior Ministry reported four dead.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky held an emergency meeting due to forest fires in the region, during which ordered to use additional resources to extinguish fires, said Tuesday the press service of the head of state.
As a result of forest fires in the Luhansk region at least five people were killed and nine hospitalized.