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A pensioner from Krichev got 18% skin burns while putting out burning grass

A pensioner from Krichev got 18% skin burns while putting out burning grass, chief inspector of propaganda and education centre of Mogilev region department of the MES Olga Nekhoroshikh informed.

An accident happened at Bunkovshchina village. A 74-year pensioner felt the smell of smoke, and soon saw a wave of dry burning grass coming towards the street from the field. An old man began a fight with the fire. When others village inhabitants came, they managed to hold the fire back before rescues arrived.

Specialists say that negligent fire treatment during burning dry grass was likely the reason of the accident; offenders have been looked for.

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