The Department of Information and Public Affairs of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection informs that fire broke out in “Khosrov Forest” state reserve’s “Gyolsar” area on August 30, at 3:00. It was possible to isolate the fire at around 9:00. However, the fire restarted to at 16:30 because of the high wind. Currently, the fire is extinguished. “Khosrov Forest” state reserve SNCO security department found 56 year old A. Arakelyan from Kapan who was responsible for the fire. As a result of the fire almost 15 ha area of the reserve burnt down.