The efforts of fire extinguishing in Artavan, Vayots Dzor region, continue but it is still impossible to overcome the fire, the Press Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations reports.
Five crews, 92 firemen rescuers, 100 RA Armed forces servicemen and 73 police officers are working on the fire extinguishment.
The Head of Rescue service of the RA Ministry of Emergency situations Musheg Ghazaryan, the deputy minister of Agriculture Ashot Harutyunyan and many others are at the location.
The water resources of the HHerher reservoir which is situated 3 km afar from the occurrence are used.
The message that a fire has broken out in Artavan village was received on August 10 around 18:50 Armenia time, the Press Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations reports.