Ust-Kamenogorsk covered with smoke due to new fire at city dump
Ust-Kamenogorsk. September 23. KazTAG - Ust-Kamenogorsk is covered with smoke due to the fire at the city dump.
"The fire started at the city dump in the evening on September 22, due to powerful wind fire-fighting situation is useless," said the department of emergency situations of Ust-Kamenogorsk.
13 firefighters, four items of technique, one bulldozer, three loaders, seven water sprinklers and 18 workers of Oskemen SpecCommunTrans, Oskemen Tartip, Oskemen Vodokanal are working on the scene. The nearby micro districts are covered with smoke. City dwellers are complaining with smoke, bad smell, deterioration of health.
According to Zhaksylyk Omar, akim of Ust-Kamenogorsk, the only solution to this problem is construction of a litter processing plant.
"Jointly with the EBRD we are working on construction of the litter processing plant. By the end of this year we will have the projects. Construction of a litter processing plant is supposed to solve the problem," he said.
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