Bulgarian Defence Minister: Mt Rila Fire Almost Fully Contained

Bulgarian Defence Minister: Mt Rila Fire Almost Fully Contained

Defence Minister Nenchev: Mt Rila Fire Almost Fully Contained

Kyustendil, Southwestern Bulgaria, July 26 (BTA) – The fire in Mt Rila has been almost fully contained, and what remains of it will be dealt with on Sunday, Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev said. He had been at the scene of the fire since Saturday. The number of troops involved in the effort was doubled on Sunday. It takes four hours to climb to the site, no vehicles can reach it, and the helicopters were the only machines effectively used there, said Nenchev. More…