A group of the firefighting division of the Emergency Ministry arrived in Turkey on July 31 on the instruction of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to help contain forest fires in the fraternal country and prevent their further spreading.

Report’s Turkish bureau informs that the first group landed at Dalaman airport in Mugla at about 23:10 Turkey time yesterday.

The group consists of 100 Emergency Ministry employees. The professional and experienced firefighters are fully equipped with individual means to extinguish fire.