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As of Sunday 11:30am, there are still five areas where smoke is coming out from at the foot of Mount Ara, in Kotayk Province of Armenia.

Seven fire and rescue workers are on duty at the area.

On Tuesday morning, the 911 emergency hotline received a call informing that grassland was burning near the sand mine at the foot of Mount Ara.

The total area of this fire was about 150 hectares.

As of 11:20pm, 82 firefighters, 100 villagers, and 18 forestry workers were fighting the fire.

The fire was contained at 2:15am the next day.

But on Thursday, around 1,300 hectares of grassland was 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 7:54pm, and a patrol was set.

But there was still smoke on Friday. This fire was contained at 7:27pm, and a patrol was set.

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