The "112" hotline of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) received information about a fire in the forest near the village of Muzaffaroba, Khachmaz district.
APA reports referring to the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications that immediately after receiving the information, the fire protection units of the State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications were called in.
Due to the windy weather in the region, the area of the fire has expanded.
Civil defense troops of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, personnel of the Special Risk Rescue Service and the Northern Regional Center, employees of the Forestry Center of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, and relevant equipment of the Khachmaz District Executive Authority were brought to the area in order to speed up firefighting operations and prevent the fire from spreading to a wider area. .
Currently, firefighting operations are ongoing.
A fire started in the forest massif in Khachmaz.
According to the information provided by APA's northern bureau, the fire was registered in a forested area on the edge of the Khachmaz-Khudat road.
In order to prevent the fire, a fire engine and personnel of the Khachmaz State Fire Protection Unit were involved in the area.