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AME seeks KFOR assistance to fight fires across Kosovo – Latest News

AME seeks the assistance of KFOR to fight fires throughout KosovoPHOTO: KFOR

The Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is awaiting assistance from KFOR on air intervention to extinguish the fires that have engulfed several regions of the country.

From the emergency communication system of AME until 12:00 the most serious situation is presented in the region of Gjilan, where during 24 hours 72 fires were reported, but which were managed and localized, reports Zeri.info.

In the Prizren region, a high intensity mountain fire is reported, in the area of ​​Krushica and Bukosh, Suhareka municipality.

“The fire is expanding and the steep terrain is making it difficult for the MPU and the KSF response teams, who are doing their best to bring the fire under control. “Today we are waiting for a response from the air support, from the KFOR forces (according to the announcements from the Central Committee of the Ministry of Interior)”, it is stated in the report of AME.

According to AME, the fire that engulfed the Rugova mountains days ago has been localized and the last attempts are being made to bring it under control.

“The fire is still active and is taking place, we are waiting for a response for support from the air (around 14:00), from KFOR forces (according to reports from the MIA Central Committee). The fire is developing with low intensity, in the northern part from the village of Shtupeq i Madh, from Qafa e Brodiqit; the intervention is being made by 10 members of the MPU, as well as 10 members from the Kosovo Forest Agency ”, it is stated in the report for the Peja region.

In Mitrovica South and North, a low intensity mountain fire was reported in Zubin Potok. The fire also affected the property of Vlasnik Milenko, causing significant material damage.

“Whereas yesterday, on 02.08.2021, according to the report from QOE 112 North Mitrovica, it was reported that in the region of Kushtova and Bistrica of Shala, due to the terrain and intensity of the fire, air intervention was requested with the capacity of KFOR “, it is said in the report of AME. / Voice

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