Fighting against the fire that had started Tuesday morning at the foot of Mount Ara, in Kotayk Province of Armenia, continued Wednesday.
As of 6:30pm, approximately 150 hectares of grassland were burning in the area.
As of 11:20pm, 82 firefighters, 100 villagers, and 18 forestry workers were fighting the fire.
The fire was contained at 2:15am.
Around 1,300 hectares of grassland is burning in Kotayk Province, and 500 hectares—in Aragatsotn Province.
At 9:50am, a new fire was detected in the area leading from the cemetery of Zoravan village to Mount Ara.
The fire was contained at 6:15pm, and a patrol was set.