Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Another fire bursts on Peljesac

By  Feb 22, 2020

After the fire of the plane tree in Trsteno, there is a new fire on Peljesac. Dubrovnik Firefighters reported that the fire burning on Kobas. Flames have affected the macchia and dense pine forests along the long fire front, and firefighters are on the field – Dubrovacki vjesnik reports.

County fire commander Stjepan Simovic confirmed that a large area of pine forest on Kobas is burning, and canaders and air tractors will provide air support to firefighters.

- A larger area is caught in fire in extremely steep and inaccessible terrain. The intervention included members of the DVDs Ston, Putnikovic and Ponikve, JVP Mljet and the Dubrocacko primorje, as well as the Dubrovnik Fire Department, the county fire commander reported.

- I would warn all the people who are burning the weeds in the open these days to report their intentions to the competent authorities and to ensure that they secure the area where weeds are burning - Simovic said.

On the field, it is checked if there are tourists within the area, who will be evacuated for safety.

The Voice of Dubrovnik


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