Extinguished the fire broke out on the hillside called “Khachi Dzor” in Syunik region 


On July 5, at 14:27, Syunik RCMC received a call that dry grass was burning on the hillside called “Khachi Dzor” nearby “Zangezur” Biosphere Complex” of the Ministry of Environment. Two fire squads of Meghri  fire-rescue detachment of the Ministry of Emergency Situations  left for the scene. In an effort to prevent the fire from entering the territory of “Zangezur” Biosphere Complex”,  the employees of “Areviq” national park of the biosphere complex immediately joined the firefighting operations, and  in collaboration with the MES rescue forces were combating the fire throughout the day. 
Approximately  25 hectares of grass were burnt. The fire was extinguished at 19:40 and  it was put out at 20:43.