The area of the fire on the ground Forces of defence of Estonia has increased to 13 hectares

© RIA Novosti / Igor Alienability in fotobanka. Archival photoThe area of the fire on the ground Forces of defence of Estonia has increased to 13 hectares© RIA Novosti / Igor Ajankohtaista the image Bank

The fire area in the Central polygon of the defence forces of Estonia Kuusalu parish has increased to 13 hectares, said on Friday, RIA Novosti adviser rescue Department Iveri, Marukashvili.

Thursday Pyhjasky rescue centre reported that the Central polygon of the defence forces of Estonia there was a fire, its area was about one hectare. Its suppression is complicated by the presence of munitions at the site.

«At the moment, the fire covered approximately 13 hectares. Unfortunately, strong winds hinder fire-fighting, and some previously difficult areas light up again,» said Marukashvili.

In may 2017 in the Central polygon of the defence Forces there was a major fire, the area of which reached 164 hectares. Rescuers extinguished it for a week.

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