A scrap tire dump located close to non-operating wood plant caught fire in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, leading to black toxic clouds of smoke.

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The fire started in the area close to the correctional facility number 11 regulated by penitentiary service of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Azerbaijan, informed the Ministry of Emergency Situations. Fire crews of the Ministry of Emergency Situations arrived to the spot to calm down the fire.

Black clouds of smoke had engulfed the territory of Baku’s Binagadin district, at Azaldyg avenue, close to metro station Darnagyul.

Article by Sputnik