Six open fires broke out in the Strumica region in three days and burned an area of ten hectares with dry grass, bushes and trees and an abandoned building.
Strumica firefighters yesterday extinguished fires in three different locations, and the largest was in the area of the village Koleshino where dry grass, bushes and trees were burning on an area of about 3 hectares.
In the area of the village of Edrenikovo, young pine seedlings and dry grass were burning, and in the village of Mokrino, firefighters were extinguishing dry grass and low-stemmed forest.
Seven firefighting trucks and 25 firefighters took part in extinguishing these fires.
According to Commander of TPPE StrumicaAleksandarGudev, the reason for such a large number of open fires is the carelessness of citizens, but he is also concerned about landfill fires – both legal and illegal.