Fire in the forest reserve near Yalta that rages on Monday, have been contained, said on Wednesday the Ministry of Emergency Situations press service of Ukraine.
"At 6.35 (7.35 MSK) August 1, fire (fire forest litter), which emerged on July 30 near Yalta in Gurzufskoe forest near Mount Spade in a remote mountainous rocky terrain to a specific focal area of about 10 hectares, is localized," — said in a statement .
To extinguish the fire attracted 776 people and 69 vehicles, including one fire plane An-32P and three Mi-8 helicopter with overflow device.
Fire fighting continues.
In most regions of Ukraine now has a high fire risk, the temperature of the sun is close to around 40 degrees Celsius. Due to the intense heat of power for a time forbidden to visit forest areas.
Earlier it was reported that, in connection with a fire in the reserve a criminal case under Article 252 of the Criminal Code (intentional destruction or damage to the areas protected by the State, or the objects of nature reserve fund, committed arson). According to prosecutors, on Monday near the site of the accident were found two people who had in the incident, one of them was detained.