As reported, measures to extinguish the fires that occurred in the forest and surrounding areas in the North and North-West regions of Azerbaijan are being continued.

APA reports that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released information about this.

According to information, the fires are being controlled and cooled in Gabala, Shabran and Khachmaz.

In Khachmaz, a fire train was brought to the area in order to organize the water supply for effective fire fighting.

According to the information at this time, 110 fires have been reported across the country, 32 of which are in the Northern region.

It was noted that firefighting operations are carried out in complex mountainous terrain and in areas near residential areas.

Hot and windy weather conditions prevent complete extinguishing of fires.

The fire fighting measures are currently being carried out by the forces and special equipment of the State Fire Protection Service of the MES, the North and North-West regional centers, the Civil Defense troops and the Special Risk Rescue Service, the "BE 200 CS" amphibious plane and 2 helicopters belonging to the Aviation detachment of the MES. , as well as the employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Forestry Center of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, "Azersu" OJSC, relevant equipment of the local Executive Authority were involved.

Firefighting operations are ongoing.

Additional information will be provided.