Tsagveri fire in Georgia not extinguished yet

Mon 25 September 2017 08:04 GMT | 12:04 Local Time

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The forest near Tsagveri resort in south-central Georgia is still burning, Georgia’s Minister for Regional Development and Infrastructure Zurab Alavidze said.

Azerbaijan and Turkey have sent 5 helicopters to help Georgia fight combat wildfire.

Apart from helicopter efforts, up to 300 firefighters, rescuers and rangers have been fighting the fire for several days now, Agenda.ge reported.

A number of wildfires occurred in Georgian forests this month. The largest fire was in Borjomi Gorge that burnt for seven days before being put out in August.

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