In Georgia reported the dismantling of a forest fire in the Borjomi district of

© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace in fotoracconti fire service on the site of the fires in Borjomi-Kharagauli forest in GeorgiaIn Georgia reported the dismantling of a forest fire in the Borjomi district of© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace the image Bank

The fire that almost a week has raged in the woods near the resort Borjomi, liquidated, said Saturday the Georgian defense Ministry.

«Fire in the Borjomi gorge eliminated, however, by decision of the Prime Minister’s emergency headquarters will work several days», — stated in the message.

According to the Agency, the head of the Ministry of interior, Ministry of defense and the Minister of energy held a joint meeting, after which a helicopter inspected the situation in the area.

A major fire in a forest near the resort of Borjomi occurred on August 20. First, the fire managed to localize, but due to strong winds periodically there were new fires. In extinguishing major fires in the Borjomi forest participated 1.5 thousand firefighters and rescue workers, helicopters and aircraft to help fight the fire sent Azerbaijan, Turkey, Armenia and Belarus, the willingness to help was expressed by Russia, the US and the EU.

On the scene for almost a week were Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the Cabinet members also arrived at the scene, President Giorgi Margvelashvili.

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