Wildfires in the Chernobyl exclusion zone

April 29, 2015

From 26 to 28 April in the Chernobyl exclusion zone were recorded several fires. The total area of fire is more than 2000ha, including 400ha of forests. 182 firefighters  and 34 vehicles has been involved in fire suppression.

REEFMC Press Release_Ukr.PDF

Sources: http://www.fire.uni-freiburg.de/GFMCnew/2015/04/28/20140428_ua.htm

http://dazv.gov.ua/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage&Itemid=149

 http://www.mns.gov.ua/news/39133.html

Sattelite image of wildfire in Chornobyl exclusion zone (12:15, April 28, 2015)

Sattelite image of wildfire in Chornobyl exclusion zone (14:00, April 28, 2015)

Active fires recorded by MODIS 23-28 April 2014

 

 

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