About 40 containers for solid waste set on fire in Nur-Sultan
Photo of the press service of Nur-Sultan akimat
In the capital district Yesil, 36 containers burned down, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the city akimat.
According to the city administration, the container sites caught fire at the following addresses: Mangilik el, 23; Uly dala 11/1; Turkestan 2; Kunaev 35.
"In total, 36 garbage containers burned down, they could not be saved," the information says.
The CCTV footage shows that the arson was deliberate. The violator has already been found and will be held responsible for the action, the akimat said.
The burned-out containers have already been replaced by the State Institution "Environmental and Natural Resources Management" together with "Clean City NC" LLP.
The akimat of Nur-Sultan calls on citizens to take a responsible attitude to the issue of the accumulation of solid waste and the safety of containers, do not throw away unfired matches, cigarette butts and other burning objects, do not drain flammable liquids, household, industrial and automotive chemicals that can lead to accidental ignition of the waste inside containers, as well as the containers themselves.
For personal safety, cars should not be parked near container sites, the press service added.