Zelensky demanded to bring dopily due to fires in the Luhansk region

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.

"The job of the head of state on Tuesday to extinguish the fire were involved units of the national guard and the armed forces of Ukraine. In addition to the fire sent additional forces of the state service for emergency situations of the Kharkov, Donetsk, Dnepropetrovsk and Poltava regions. Extinguishing attracted about 360 people and 85 pieces of equipment," - said on the website.

The fire in the two forest areas in the Novoaydarsky region of the Luhansk region emerged on Monday. Rescuers managed to localize the fire on the area of 85 hectares on Tuesday. However, due to wind gusts, there were several new forest fires were started evacuation of residents of the two villages.