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The forest fire helicopter has ended its efforts in Kinn


The emergency services at the terrain that is burning in Refvik in Kinn. Photo: Thomas Hagen / NTB

Of NTB | 28.04.2024 23:32:13

Accidents and natural disasters: – The forest fire helicopter has now ended its efforts, the West police district told the press shortly after 11pm on Sunday.

By then the fire had been knocked down on the south side towards the Leite area, but it was still burning on the mountain side towards Refvika.

– It is estimated that there is currently a fire in an area of ​​50 x 100 metres, the police write further.

Fire crews will be in the area overnight to check that the fire does not spread. The fire was reported at 19.30.

One person must have inhaled smoke. Health personnel check the person concerned.

It was around 500 meters from the fire to the nearest houses, but no need for evacuation was assessed.

(© NTB)


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