The Alma-Ata region in Turgen rural district Enbekshikazakh area off dead wood on the mountain in the valley Zhylandy Caras, Tengrinews.kz reports, citing the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan.
Dead wood on fire the morning of 1 September. Fire area is 100 hectares. Victims and victims. In extinguishing the fire was composed of seven personnel and one unit of fire fighting equipment service DES Almaty region of Kazakhstan Ministry of Emergency Situations, 60 SI "Turgenskoye Forestry", ten men and one helicopter "Kazavialesoohrana."
The fire spread to Kazakhstan from Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan. According to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the country, the forest and the grass caught fire on August 31 in the mountains on the ridge "Soldier" Tyup district. By September 1 fire area was about 50 hectares suhotravy and five hectares of forest. The situation is aggravated by the fact that due to the mountainous terrain using a special ground equipment is not possible.