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Another group of firefighters leaves for Turkey

01 August 2021 [11:32] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

Another group of Azerbaijani firefighters has left for Turkey to extinguish forest fires and prevent their spread.

Some 220 firefighters and rescuers, 53 units of fire and special rescue equipment, 1 helicopter are sent to Turkey.

Earlier, about 100 Azerbaijani firefighters have arrived in Turkey`s Mugla provintion.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations sent the first group of firefighters to Turkey  in accordance with the instructions of the President  Ilham Aliyev  to extinguish forest fires and prevent their further spread.

The plane with the first group of firefighters landed at Dalaman airport at 23:10 Turkish time.

Professional and experienced firefighters from the first group are fully equipped with individual firefighting equipment.

They have already started extinguishing the fires.


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