Bulgarian National Radio © 2020 All Rights Reserved

Fierce fires rage in several municipalities of Bulgaria

Photo: BTA

A disaster situation has been declared in the regions of Haskovo, Dimitrovgrad, Harmanli and Topolovgrad because of the fires raging there.

“The fires have spread to large areas of forests and farmland. There were 247 fires yesterday, and firemen took part in 73 rescue operations,” said Chief Commissioner Nikolay Nikolov, director of the Fire Safety and Civil Protection Directorate General.

He added that in the afternoon the rising temperatures and strong winds will likely complicate the situation

More from category

Raina Konstantinova

Raina Konstantinova: Amendments to Radio and TV Act do not offer a perspective

“The Radio and Television Act is like a Mexican blanket – it has been repaired several times but there is no law cast in one piece equal to the current situation and with a perspective of at least 5 years,” Raina Konstantinova, former director of the..

published on 10/25/20 1:15 PM

Todor Kantardzhiev: Indoor food and drink establishments hold highest risk of coronavirus

“The places where the coronavirus risk is highest are the indoor food and beverage establishments, public transport vehicles come in 7 th or 8 th place,” Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev, Director of the National Centre of Infectious and Parasitic..

published on 10/25/20 10:44 AM

109th night of anti-government protests scheduled for tonight

Protesters demanding the resignation of the government and of Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev have scheduled their 109 th protest for tonight in the centre of Sofia. Al always, last night’s protest passed under the motto “We are not afraid.” “..

published on 10/25/20 10:10 AM