As reported, works are being continued in the direction of extinguishing the fire that occurred near the village of Khalfalar, Shabran region.

APA was told by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that several private buildings were damaged in the village of Khalfalar as a result of the fire that started in the harvested grain field.

Due to the complexity of the terrain and the windy weather, additional forces were brought to the area in order to speed up firefighting operations and prevent the fire from spreading to a wider area.

The forces of the State Fire Protection and Special Risk Rescue services of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the forces of the Northern Regional Center, as well as the helicopter of the Ministry's aviation unit, are involved in extinguishing the fire.

Currently, firefighting operations are ongoing.

Additional information will be provided.

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A fire broke out in the remote Dagbilici village of Shabra.

According to the information provided by APA's northern bureau, harvested fields are burning in the mountainous area.

In order to put out the fire, fire engines of the Shabran State Fire Protection Unit and equipment from surrounding regions were brought to the area.


It is reported that the fire has spread to the villages of Mumlu and Gazma and there is a danger to residential houses.

Hay stacks and auxiliary buildings belonging to the population were burnt in some areas.


A strong wind makes it difficult to contain the fire.