Making a fire in the Khvalynsky National Park could have caused a forest fire, a case was initiated

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The fire in the Khvalynsky National Park was finally extinguished, now experts are establishing the reasons for what happened. According to the prosecutor’s office of the Saratov region, according to preliminary information, the fire could have been made by unidentified persons.

We will remind, on May 4, it was reported that a crown fire covered 3 hectares of forest in the national park. More than 120 people and 12 pieces of equipment were involved in extinguishing the fire.

“On the fact of the fire, a criminal case was initiated under the article“ Destruction or damage of forest plantations ”. An assessment will be made of the actions of local self-government bodies and officials of the national park to ensure compliance with the fire regime, ”the prosecutor’s office of the region said.