The large fire that began on the morning of August 20 on the slope of Mount Ara is still not extinguished, Armenian Emergencies Ministry’s press service reported.

According to the source, about 150 hectares of grass cover were burning as of 6:30 pm on August 20. Over 80 firefighters, 18 forestry employees, and over 70 local residents participated in extinguishing the fire.

The fire on the foot of Mount Ara is localized, but still not extinguished.