The fire broke out in a forest on the Ilva Valley, in the commune of Luna Bradului in Mureș, and has been burning for more than 24 hours, according to Agerpres.
Dozens of firefighters from the Inspectorate for Emergency Situations “Horea” of Mureş County, employees of the Mureş Forestry Department and the Mountain Rescue Service have been intervening for more than 24 hours to extinguish a forest fire that broke out on Ilvei Valley, Lunca commune The tree.
“On the slope, a water supply device was made on a section of 200 linear meters in order to facilitate the intervention actions. Joint teams intervene on the spot to limit and eliminate the negative effects of the fire “, specified the Inspectorate for Emergency Situations” Horea “from Mureș.
The fire involved 13 ISU employees, 41 forestry engineers and two representatives of Salvamont Mureş. They are assisted by a truck with water and foam, an off-road vehicle, three motor pumps and two water basins on the slope from the Forestry Department.
“The intervention is in progress, all the hidden outbreaks are being sought,” the Inspectorate for Emergency Situations announced on Thursday.
The fire was reported on Wednesday at noon, and since then there has been continuous work to locate and extinguish it.
ISU Mureş specified that it is a very difficult intervention due to the wind, the hard to reach and very inclined terrain, the rescuers having to walk every square meter, they cannot be helped, initially, by the intervention technique or equipment.
An initial estimate indicates that about two hectares of dry vegetation, forest and alpine pastures have been affected.
Source From: Libertatea