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.
Mining Inspection Body
Tel:(+374 10) 55 20 62
of the Ministry
Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was defined as a subordinate body to the Government by the RA law on “State administration system bodies” adopted on March 23, 2018, thus citizens may send their calls and applications to the Head of the Inspection Body (Address: Koryun 1, 3750009 Yerevan, tel. (+374 15) 48 48 48).