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Due to strong and out-of-control fires, I declared a state of emergency in the municipalities of Harmanli, Lyubimets and Svilengrad.

This was announced to BTA by the regional governor of Haskovo, Minko Angelov.

The problem is the strong wind, which makes the fires in the mentioned municipalities unmanageable, said Angelov.

In the village of Valche Pole, Lyubimets municipality, four uninhabited houses are on fire.

The mayor of Lyubimets, Anastas Anastasov, pointed to another fire element along the railway line.

the line from the Harmanlian village of Biser to Lyubimets, which was most likely caused by a train.

Fires also broke out near the village of Momkovo, Svilengrad municipality, and in cherry orchards in the "Zlati dol" district of Simeonovgrad, and there is also a danger to a pine massif near the beloved village of Belitsa, added the press center of the regional administration.

We have already requested help from other regions from the General Directorate "Fire Safety and Protection of the Population", regional governor Angelov also noted, and assistance will also be sought from the Ministry of Defense.   

The municipality of Panagyurishte is under a partial state of emergency due to the large fire

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