FIRE EVENT IN GIRKAN NATIONAL PARK
23 July 2014
On July 21, 2014, a fire was observed in the mountainous region of Lerik. Owing to the wind the fire then passed to the Hirkan National Park and has damaged the area of 2, 5 hectares. On July 23, 2014, at 10 o’clock in the morning, the fire has been fully extinguished thanks to the efforts of 2 helicopters and 1 fire-fighters of the Aviation of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and by units of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. A total of 10 hectares of forest land fund has been damaged according to preliminary estimates.