Over 700 firefighters and 70 vehicles dispatched to fires across Georgia
Over 700 firefighters and 70 vehicles dispatched to fires across Georgia

The Emergency Situations Management Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) reported that firefighters continue to battle with the raging fires across Georgia.

From January 4, the emergency service received 136 calls about forest and field fires, including 116 already extinguished, three contained, and 17 put out.

More than 700 firefighters and 70 emergency vehicles are dispatched to the seats of fires throughout the country. No injuries are reported so far.

The emergency service called on the population to refrain from burning agricultural land that poses a threat to forest areas and houses.

Temur Mghebrishvili, Head of Emergency Situations Management Service, directly engaged in coordination works together with his two deputies.

The Firefighting and Rescue Forces Department Head Davit Sukhitashvili and his assistant Lasha Tvauri arrived in the Samegrelo region, where the fires rage the most.

 

 

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