Firefighters are battling a fire in the Borjomi gorge

PHOTO : “the World 24” / Elizabeth Shagalova


Georgian fire with the dawn of renewed fighting fires in the Borjomi gorge, reports “WORLD 24”.

Before they managed to localize the fire in a forest, however, the onset of night prevented the aircraft.

The flames originated near the village of Sakire. In extinguishing were involved about 200 people. After dark, the helicopter returned to base. Rescuers were on duty in the gorge all night to prevent re-spread of fire. Completely extinguish the fire are counting on Thursday.

Borjomi forest was badly damaged by fire in the summer of 2017. The largest fire for almost a week putting out a few hundred rescue workers from Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Turkey.