On the morning of Friday, August 11, Israel returned a group of Israeli experts who took part in extinguishing forest fires in Macedonia. The delegation consisted of 22 people, police officers, firefighters, pilots of the company «Chem-Research» and engineering company «a’s».
As the press service of the Israel police, in total specialized Israeli aircraft fire made in Macedonia 42 of departure for fighting forest fires, having the air during these flights about 40 hours and dropping about 120 thousand liters of the material to extinguish flame. In many cases, such operations were carried out in the vicinity of settlements.
Firefighters had to operate in difficult weather conditions. The temperature these days in Macedonia was around 40 degrees Celsius.