Chernobyl nuclear power plant

New fires fanned by strong winds flare near Chernobyl

New fires broke out in the area around the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant, fanned by heavy winds that have made it harder to put out the blaze, Ukrainian officials said. Emergency workers managed several days ago to contain an …

Forest fire near Chernobyl nuclear power plant

A forest is burning in the exclusion zone near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine said. "Right now they cannot provide any information, but the situation is under control," cited the …