According to the on-call firefighter, the wildfire is under control.
In Inkoo A wildfire is underway in Degerby, which has resulted in smoke spreading over a wide area. According to the on-duty firefighter of the Länsi-Uusimaa Rescue Department, the smoke is currently spreading to Nurmijärvi, but it is difficult to make an accurate assessment of the smoke spreading area.
The wildfire broke out on Saturday afternoon, and according to the rescue service, the fire area is several acres in size. The on-call firefighter says that the terrain is difficult to navigate and therefore difficult to extinguish. However, there is no real risk of spread. The fire area is said to be under control.
The Rescue Department urges people in the area to stay indoors.
According to the rescue service, several fire rescue units are putting out the fire. The extinguishing work is estimated to take several more hours.
The Central Uusimaa Rescue Department tweeted on Saturday evening that smoke observations have also been made in Vantaa.