The fire broke out in the landfill site still on September 7. To date, firefighters have not been able to completely extinguish the fire.
It should be noted that as a result of waste incineration, the atmosphere is polluted with a number of toxic substances that pose a threat to human health, such as dioxins, methane, carbon dioxide, soot, and depleted organic matter.
According to RA Ministry of Emergency Situations, on September 11, firefighting works are being carried out in the area of the landfill site by two fire brigades from Firefighting and Rescue Detachments of Yerevan City Rescue Department of MES and two water trucks owned by the municipality.
September 11, 2020 at 17:49