|Ukraine’s wildfire situation rapidly deteriorates: Emergency Service |
Journal Staff Report
The State Emergency Situations Service of Ukraine has said that the situation with wildfires in the country is getting worse. "Yesterday alone, 541 fires broke out on open areas and in natural ecosystems! The fires covered 703 hectares. They are burning all over the country! Since the beginning of the year, 15,491 fires were registered, which devastated 17,914 hectares of ecosystems!" the service reported. "If the situation goes on, the entire country will burn down by winter," it said.