Shelling Sparks Forest Fire Near Ukraine's Mykolaiv

Overnight shelling sparked a forest fire near Mykolaiv, Ukraine, on Sunday, July 31, eyewitness footage shows.

Video by Cyrille Amoursky shows smoke and flames in a forested area. Amoursky said the footage was filmed on the outskirts of the city, where Ukrainian officials said a prominent businessman and his wife were killed in “possibly the strongest” shelling to hit the city since the war began.

Officials reported multiple fires locally. Credit: Cyrille Amoursky via Storyful

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