Armenian firemen arrive in Georgia to help extinguish Borjomi wildfire

Armenian firemen arrive in Georgia to help extinguish Borjomi wildfire

PanARMENIAN.Net - Up to 60 Armenian firefighters and seven fire engines have arrived in Georgia'sBorjomi Gorge to help extinguish the wildfire which broke out four days ago.

A large firefighting aircraft and two helicopters were sent by Turkey, while a copter and 95 firefighters will join from Azerbaijan.

Belarus has sent a helicopter too.

Besides Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Belarus, Germany, Romania and Greece are also ready to help Georgia if needed.

Firefighters battled a wildfire in Armenia's Khosrov forest reserve for days after finally succeeding to localize the fire with help from a Russian air tanker. The fire broke out on August 12 and burnt hundreds of hectares of vegetation.

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