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About 3 hectares of dry grass is on fire in Penza suburbs

17:37 | 07.04.2017 | Incidents

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Penza, 7 April 2017. PenzaNews. Last year's grass is on fire at the territory of about 3 hectares in the Penza suburbs – near the Krivozerye area. This was reported by the head of information and public relations division of the main EMERCOM department in the Penza region Anna Shupilova.

About 3 hectares of dry grass is on fire in Penza suburbs

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"The signal about the incident was received at about 15.40. At present, two fire teams and a dozen of volunteers work there," the interlocutor said.

She explained that in order to eliminate the consequences of the incident, firefighters use backpack fire extinguishers. However, the fight with the fire is complicated by the wind – when the fire is eliminated in one area, it occurs in the other.

According to available information, there are no residential houses and constructions near the place of the incident.

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