On October 10, forces of the State Emergency Service from Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, Poltava, and Kharkiv oblasts were withdrawn, which were involved in the emergency response related to forest fires in Luhansk oblast.
On this occasion, a convoy of fire trucks was located in Severodonetsk Square and the residents of the city, who came to support the firefighters, had the opportunity to say warm words of gratitude to the rescuers for their hellish week.
It will be recalled that fires in natural ecosystems that occurred on September 30 and October 1 continued in the Luhansk region for a week. The most difficult situation developed along the demarcation line in the territory of Stanychno-Luhansk, Novoaidar, Severodonetsk districts, where 32 settlements fell into the affected area.
According to preliminary estimates, the approximate area covered by the fire is more than 20 thousand hectares. 150 people were evacuated during firefighting.