On 30 August 2016 in the range of 3:00 a.m. a fire burst out in 'Gyolasor' grass-covered section of Khosrov Forest State Reserve. 40 employees of Khosrov Forest State Reserve and 30 fire fighters of relevant division of the Ministry for Emergency States took part in extinguishing works. As of now, the fire is isolated and extinguished. According to Security Department of Khosrov Forest State Reserve the cause of the fire is Kapan resident A. Araqelyan, aged 56. As a result, around 15 ha of grass-covered area has been burnt down, as the Information and Public Relations Department of Nature Protection Ministry informs.
August 31, 2016 at 15:32