Firefighters battle two fires near Gori
Publish Time: 2017-08-28 16:06:00
The fire broke out at the settlement, next to old bridge, on the other side of the river Mtkvari.Fire-rescue brigades are mobilized at the site. Fire also broke out in the vicinity of the central highway in the pine forest. Two firefighter brigades and rescuers are mobilized on the spot. The fire has spread on the grass, the rescue brigades managed to save trees.The cause of the fires is unknown.
Crashed helicopter will be taken from reservoir after water pumping
Publish Time: 2017-08-27 16:05:00
The expert-criminalists, rescue teams and the National Environmental Agency specialists are working at the helicopter crash place.Helicopter MI-8 will be taken from the water reservoir, supposedly, after the water pumping.Border Police Helicopter, which was involved in fire extinguishing works in Borjomi Gorge, has crashed this morning. Crash took place when the water tank was being filled.The Ministry of Internal Affairs reported that the helicopter was checked 2 days ago and its engine was in complete order. Specialists of the National Environmental Agency are studying the situation on the ground.
Helicopter MI-8 crew members discharged from hospital
Publish Time: 2017-08-27 15:05:00
Four persons, who were injured as a result of helicopter crash, have been already discharged from the hospital.The injured people were taken to Gudushauri hospital for prevention and further medical examination. According to the latest information, three persons were the members of the Helicopter MI-8 crew, and one received injures during the rescue operation.Georgian Border Police Helicopter, which was involved in fire extinguishing works in Borjomi Gorge, has crashed this morning, when the water tank was being filled.Investigation into the case has been launched.
Helicopter crashed in Borjomi Gorge
Publish Time: 2017-08-27 12:05:00
Helicopter, which was involved in fire extinguishing works in Borjomi Gorge, has crashed.Three members of the crew have been injured. According to doctors, they do not have serious injuries.Initially, injured people were taken to Borjomi Clinic. Now, they are being taken to Gudushauri hospital in Tbilisi.The Georgian helicopter MI 8 crashed off while the water tank was being filled.
Road accident at Baratashvili Bridge leaves 3 people injured
Publish Time: 2017-08-26 20:14:00
Three people were injured in a road accident at Baratashvili Bridge in Tbilisi. Three cars collided. Investigation is opened into causes of the accident.
Fire in Vaziani is localized
Publish Time: 2017-08-25 18:15:00
Fire, which erupted at Vaziani near the railway station, has been localized. As reported by Emergency Situations Management Service the disaster liquidation works are underway.Four firefighter brigades are working at the scene.According to Emergency Situations Management Service flames spread at the grass.
Fire on Makhata Mountain
Publish Time: 2017-08-24 13:03:00
Fire on Makhata Mountain. According to Emergency Management Center, two fire-rescue crews and 10 firefighters were working on the spot.Fire is now localized.
Road accident in Guria
Update Time: 2017-08-24 12:12:00
Road accident kills five in Guria region, near the village of Chibati.Five out of the six passengers died. One has been hospitalized. All the dead are members of one family. One of them is a small child. The truck driver is a citizen of Kazakhstan. Investigation has been launched by Georgia’s Interior Ministry.
Canister full of petrol found at Borjomi forest, investigation underway
Publish Time: 2017-08-23 13:14:00
A canister full of petrol has been recently found at the Borjomi forest. Information has been released on facebook by Aka Sinjikashvili. As reported, police officers have already arrived at the scene. Investigation has been underway according to the 187th article of Georgia’s Criminal Code. ‘We have encountered a 20-litre canister full of petrol at the Borjomi forest. I called in Patrol Police. Representatives of the Interior Ministry also arrived. They called an investigator and a probe has been launched… As reported another person has also found two canisters in the forest,’ Sinjikashvili reports.
Collision of 2 mini-buses at Adjara-Guria road leaves 29 injured
Publish Time: 2017-08-23 10:40:00
The collision of 2 mini-buses at Adjara-Guria road early this morning left 29 people injured. The health condition of the injured passengers is stable. Investigation is opened into the road accident.
Armenia sends its crews to help Georgia fight wildfire
Publish Time: 2017-08-22 14:27:00
Armenia will also engage in firefighting efforts in Borjomi Gorge. As Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili reported, crews from Armenia are already on their way to Georgia. ‘We have already got very significant assistance from Azerbaijan. At the end of the day a large firefighter plane will arrive from Turkey – Turkish PM has made such a decision… Armenia has also decided to help Georgia, having sent its crews that are currently on their way,’ Kvirikashvili said.
President thanks everybody for being involved in fighting against fire at Daba village
Publish Time: 2017-08-22 12:27:00
President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has thanked all those involved in extinguishing the fire near Daba village of Borjomi Gorge. He especially thanked the firefighters and rescuers, heroically fighting in these days. He has also thanked Azerbaijan and Turkey for providing assistance. ‘I would also like to thank our public, volunteers but I would also like to call on them not to act independently but offer their help to the staff working to extinguish the fire… Thank you all for being so organized at a social level,’ Margvelashvili has remarked. Fire erupted at the forest near the Daba village on August 20. Yesterday it was localized but severe wind led eruption of new fire-hit locations.
Firefighters still trying to extinguish fire in Borjomi Gorge
Update Time: 2017-08-21 12:05:00
Up to 200 firefighters are trying to extinguish the fire that hit the Borjomi Gorge. A helicopter and rescue services are involved in the process.According to Georgia’s National Forest Agency there is no danger of spreading the fire in the settlement territory. The cleanup efforts of the paths heading to the fire were underway all night long.
Fire at Borjomi area
Publish Time: 2017-08-20 20:01:00
Fire at Borjomi area. Fire-rescue crews and firefighters are trying to localize the blaze. The personnel of Emergency Management Agency stay on the spot. Locals are trying to help the rescue crews.
Expert-Criminals are working at explosion site in Batumi
Publish Time: 2017-08-17 10:35:00
Expert-Criminals are working at Abashidze Street in Batumi, at the site where explosion at liquid gas station occurred yesterday. Investigation is ongoing under the Article 240 of Criminal Code, which implies neglect of security norms.Additional explanations have not been made yet from Adjara government agencies regarding the incident. Batumi City Hall provided temporary shelter to the victims of the explosion.Two houses were fully burnt, two - were damaged, three people were injured and five cars were burnt as a result of an explosion at liquid gas station at General Abashidze Street in Batumi city of Adjara region yesterday. Two injured people still remain in hospital. One of them was transferred to Tbilisi Burning Center.
Explosion in Batumi leaves houses burnt and 3 people injured
Publish Time: 2017-08-16 20:10:00
Two houses were fully burnt, two - were damaged, three people were injured and five cars were burnt as a result of an explosion at liquid gas station at General Abashidze Street in Batumi city of Adjara region. The blast caused ruining of the houses. No casualties are reported in the incident. Two people are transferred to the hospital with body burns. The health condition of one person remains critical. All the three injured people are employees of the station. Emergency brigades, rescuers and firefighters worked at the disaster scene. The fire is extinguished. Sixty firefighters worked at site. Locals demand re-location of the gas station. The gas station has been functioning without a permit for 9 months, as Batumi City Hall reports. Four families are left without living spaces. Batumi City Hall will provide temporary shelter to the victims of the explosion. Damaged houses will be repaired. Batumi Mayor Giorgi Ermakov visited the explosion site. Investigation will determine exact causes of the blast. A criminal case is opened under article of #240 Criminal Code of Georgia that envisages violation of safety rules at oil objects. The amount of damage will be calculated and victims of the blast will be provided with necessary aid.
Young man killed at Mtatsminda
Publish Time: 2017-08-16 18:01:00
A young man has been killed at Mtatsminda district of Tbilisi. A pedestrian was shot by a person riding a motorbike, as reporter of First Channel says. Law-enforcers are working at the crime scene. A criminal case is opened into the fact.
Explosion in Batumi
Publish Time: 2017-08-16 16:05:00
Four houses were burnt and three people were injured in an explosion of a gas station at Gen. Abashidze Street in Batumi city of Adjara region. No casualties are reported in the incident. Emergency brigades, rescuers and firefighters are working at the disaster scene. The fire is extinguished. Locals demand re-location of the gas station.
Train hits woman in Batumi
Publish Time: 2017-08-15 14:03:00
A train hit a 44-year-old woman in Bartskhani settlement in Batumi city of Adjara region. The woman is transferred to Batumi University Turkish Clinic. She has injuries in head and face areas. He health condition is critical.
Elderly man dies in car accident in Kvemo Ponichala district
Publish Time: 2017-08-12 20:13:00
An elderly man died in a car accident in Kvemo Ponichala district of Tbilisi. A car hit a pedestrian. The man died at site, Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) reported. Full investigation is opened into the case.