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Latvia: Shooting exercise sparks fire on military training grounds

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

A fire broke out on military training grounds in Adazi outside Riga on Wednesday, a spokesman for the Latvian Defense Ministry informed. The ministry’s spokesman Kaspars Galkins said that the fire started during a shooting exercise, which was held in dry and warm weather conditions. The blaze spread to a 17-hectare large area, covered mainly by heather and other ground vegetation. In addition to the State Fire and Rescue Service,…