Extensive forest fire in the Brno region

The fire broke out on Saturday afternoon. “We still have up to 15 units on site, but the situation is evolving. The fire is not yet under control, “said firefighter spokesman Jaroslav Mikoška.

According to the spokesman, the commander of the intervention has not yet requested the arrival of a helicopter, which could help extinguish with a special bag filled with water.

Extensive forest fire in the Brno region

Photo: HZS Jihomoravského kraje

The third level of alarm is usually announced, for example, when the event threatens more than 100 people, part of the municipality or business premises, trains or several livestock farms.

It is also announced when forces and resources from other regions are used for rescue and liquidation work.

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