Georgian Defence Forces continues fire-extinguishing works in the disaster area
22 August 2022

Defence Forces are actively involved in the fire extinguishing works that broke out in the forest area in Borjomi Municipality. The military personnel are trying to localize the fire in time with the help of special equipment - tracked all-terrain fire-rescue equipment MTLB, water tankers and high-terrain fire trucks.

At the moment, firefighting operations are carried out by personnel of the Troops Army Logistics Comman, I Brigade of the Eastern Command and the Rapid Response Radiation, Chemical and Biological Protection Company of the Combat Engineering Battalion.

GDF were involved in the process by the order of the Prime Minister of Georgia, in order to prevent a natural disaster and effectively implement fire fighting actions in Borjomi Municipality.