Ukrainian Government Says Fire Near Chornobyl Nuclear Plant Is Contained

April 29, 2015

Yesterday we reported that there was a forest fire near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, scene of the 1986 nuclear meltdown which has left the area heavily irradiated. The fires are feared because of the chance that they can release radioactive material back into the air. However, RFE/RL reports that the fires are reportedly contained…