Kok-Tobe hill caught third fire in Almaty
Astana. August 12. KazTAG- The hill near Kok Tobe TV tower has caught fire, said Nursultan Nurakhmetov, official representative of the emergency situations committee.
"It was reported about burning dry grass at 13.52 on the south-western slope of the hill in the Medeu district. 34 freighters and six items of technique are working on the scene. The fire at 1 hectares area was localized at 15.28. Nobody has suffered," he said.
The slope caught fire at 10 hectares area on August 11 at 14.28. Later 1000 sq.m area caught fire in the area oppositely a residential house. Firefighters discovered a body on the scene.
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