Fire at garbage range in the Almaty region going down - department of emergency situations of Almaty

Date: 12:09, 17-05-2019.

Almaty. May 17. KazTAG  - According to the department of emergency situations of Almaty the fire at the landfill in the Almaty region has been going down, said the akimat.
"The fire at the landfill in the Almaty region has been going down. Additionally 10 KamAZ vehicles and 10 items of watering equipment for fire fighting vehicles have been delivered to the scene. A working group including representatives of akimats, department of emergency situations, communal services of Almaty and Almaty region are working on the scene," reads the message.
"The fire covered about 1 hectare of land. The most effective measure is soil constraint and the creation of a protective layer of the earth in order to stop the contact of burning debris with air oxygen, " said Nurpeisov

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