The fire broken out in “Zangezour” section of “Zangezour” Biospheric Complex and its adjacent area has been entirely extinguished. As Armen Vardanyan, Head of Information and Public Relations Department of RA Nature Protection Ministry, said in his interview with EcoLur, the fire was more spread in the area adjacent to the specifically protected area of nature, which included mainly 8 ha of grass-covered area. The extent of the damage caused to nature is still being specified. In this regard, RA Nature Protection Ministry has applied to RA law enforcement bodies. The causes of the fire are being specified. The inspectors from “Zangezour” section and other sections of “Zangezour” Biospheric Complex have arrived for aid, as well as Qajaran Territorial Division fire fighters of RA MES.
October 26, 2017 at 17:43