In the reserve near Yalta localized wildfires

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in photobacteria in gorge Uch-Kosh near Yalta. 12 Aug 2018In the reserve near Yalta localized wildfires© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

Fire in the mountain and forest reserve over Yalta, which began a day earlier, at 19.00 Sunday has been localized, the area is 26 hectares, told RIA Novosti assistant head of the Crimean Department of EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Ivanov.

«The fire is localized, the approximate area is 26 hectares. Is pouring areas. The helicopters will work until 19.00, the night will be caroliana. The fire will continue,» — said Ivanov.

Fire in the mountain and forest reserve over Yalta began in the afternoon on Saturday. According to GU Ministry of emergency situations of the Crimea, the area of the fire at 15.00 GMT was 19 hectares, a fire is complicated by the complex terrain and wind. In the Crimea from Moscow to extinguish a fire in the woods over Yalta were sent emergencies Ministry aircraft IL-76, which dropped on Sunday evening on the fire 42 tons of water. In fire fighting involved three EMERCOM helicopter Mi-8 and about 500 people.