Smoke from Chernobyl fire could spread radiation far and wide – experts

Smoke from Chernobyl fire could spread radiation far and wide – experts

Smoke from burning forests in the Chernobyl exclusion zone is capable of spreading contaminants across great distances, even after the fire has been stopped, ecology experts told RT.

The forest fire near the crippled Chernobyl nuclear power plant started on Tuesday and triggered an emergency alert, with police and National Guard mobilized to bring the flames under control.

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