A wildfire in Kalajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, is relieved by rain.

It is raining at the fire site and the situation is stable, says Jarmo Haapanen, the rescue director of the Jokilaakso Rescue Department, on Twitter.

The wildfire is extinguished for the fifth day.

Yesterday, the size of the fire area was estimated at about 300 hectares.

The fire has been described as the largest for more than 50 years.

In 1970, one of the largest forest fires in Finnish history erupted in Kalajoki, with a fire area of ​​more than 1,600 hectares.