Number of forest fires in Russia per day increased to 227 seats

Number of forest fires in Russia per day increased from 198 to 227 seats, the most difficult situation persists in the Urals and Siberia, said the FFA.

Today in Russia there are 224 fire on forest land, two fires — the lands of specially protected areas in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area and Buryatia, and one fire on the land of reindeer pastures Chukotka.

"For the next three days, according to Hydrometeorology, projected high, sometimes extreme, fire danger in the east of the Orenburg Region and the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District, Tomsk region, most of the Krasnoyarsk region, in the west of

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FFA will send to Ugra and Yamal paratroopers

FFA will transfer to Khanty-Manskiysky Autonomous District (Yugra) 86 paratroopers, in addition, 15 paratroopers arrive on Yamal for forest fires in these regions, said the Department of Forestry in the Urals Federal District.

"In the framework of inter-regional maneuver forces and fire extinguishing FFA is considering the transfer of 86 staff to Ugra Airborne Fire Department, of which 50 will be allocated from the federal reserve, and 36 — in the Sverdlovsk region. On fighting forest fires in the Yamal will attract 15 professional paratroopers and fire from the Tyumen region, "- said in a statement.

Led to greater firefighters,

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Number of forest fires in Russia were reduced daily to 198 seats

Number of forest fires in Russia over the past day has decreased from 203 to 198 seats, the most difficult situation persists in the Urals, Siberia and the Far East, according to the FFA.

As of Monday in Russia are 198 forest fires, of which 194 fires on forest lands, three fires — in Buryatia, the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District and in the Orenburg region, in the lands of specially protected natural areas, one fire in Chukotka, the land of reindeer pastures.

"No threats settlements and no economy", — assured in FFA.

According to the ministry, for the moment on

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Yakutia authorities imposed emergency mode in 19 districts due to fires

President of Yakutia Yegor Borisov signed a decree on the introduction of a regional character mode emergency in 19 districts due to wildfires, told RIA Novosti on Monday a representative of the government.

"In such measures had to go to the high fire danger class and difficult operational fire situation," — said the official.

According to him, the regime of emergency introduced in Amga, Aldan, Verkhnevilyuisk Vilyuisk, mining, Kobyayskom, Lena, Megino-Kangalassky, Mirny, Namsky, Neryungri, Nyurbinskaya, Olyekminsky, Suntar, Tattinsky, Ust-Aldan, Khangalassky, Ust-Maya, Churapcha areas as well as in the city of Yakutsk.

Government of Yakutia and heads of districts ordered to

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The number of fires in the Far East increased by 7% compared to 2011,

Over 1.3 thousand wildfires reported in the Far East since the beginning of the year, an increase of 7% over the same period in 2011, according to the press service of the presidential envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District.

Minister for Development of the Far East — the presidential envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Viktor Ishayev discussed with the staff of the embassy of the issues of socio-economic development of the region. In particular, the meeting discussed the forest fire situation in the Far Eastern Federal District.

"Viktor Ishayev called unacceptable situation in the Far East, where

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About 100 hectares of protected forests burned in the Tomsk region YTD

About 100 hectares of protected areas (reserves) of Tomsk region damaged by fire from the beginning of 2012, is on 40 acres compared to last year, with the majority of fires occurred due to fires, told RIA Novosti on Monday a representative of OSU "Oblkompriroda "Eugene Murzakhanov.

"From the beginning, there have been five fires in the area in the sanctuaries, burned at least 100 acres. Was burning not taiga, burning agricultural fields. This" effects "of truckers, who allowed burns to neighboring territories sanctuaries" — said Murzakhanov.

Interviewee noted that the largest fire occurred in Larin's reserve.

"This fire had

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A squad of 80 paratroopers arrived in Tuva for fire fighting

A squad of 80 paratroopers arrived in Tuva republic of Mari-El for fighting forest fires, said on Monday the government of Tuva.

FFA previously sent to the region for another 100 paratroopers parachute into forest fire due to the difficult situation.

"On the eve of Tuva came another 80 paratroopers parachute, transferred from Yoshkar-Ola. Newcomers units will be distributed to the most hot spots after verification forest fire situation," — said in a statement.

According to the Department of Forestry at the SFO, the region registered 11 fires in the area of 2.236 thousand hectares, of which three large fire

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More than 300 firefighters are fighting the fire near Athens

More than 300 people are fighting smoschnymi wildfire near Athens, said on Sunday night, fire brigade Greece.

In two large fires east of the capital with fire fighting 260 firefighters and 50 foot units involved 85 fire trucks and 30 tanks before dark fire was extinguished 12 aircraft and two helicopters.

Four local residents arrested on suspicion of manslaughter arson forest. They worked on a circular saw, sparks which could cause a fire in the heat, low humidity and strong winds.

In extinguishing the fire, two firefighters injured, burned more than 20 private cars and trucks.

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Greece asked for assistance from the EU in the fight against forest fires

Greece appealed to the EU for help in fighting forest fires, which suddenly broke out across the country on Saturday, said on Sunday night, police minister Eleftherios Oikonomou.

"Even given the help that fire departments have requested the European Union, Italy has responded positively," — said the icon, which are subject to the Greek fire.

According to him, the first two aircraft firefighters arrive from Italy "with the first rays of the sun." Also considering to help Greece, France and Croatia, the Minister said.

According to the minister, in the fires of blame "human factor".

"In Attica we mourn the

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Powerful extinguish forest fires near Athens the night before elections

Powerful extinguish forest fires to the south-east of Athens, on Sunday night, when the country's parliamentary elections are scheduled, said fire department of the country.

Prime Minister Panagiotis Pikramenos is operating center fire in Athens and watching the fight with the fire department reported.

The fire threatened several settlements in Keratea, 40 kilometers from Athens. No house was hurt seriously, but burned 25 cars owned by a large company for the production of ice cream. When extinguishing fire injured two firefighters, their condition is stable.

In the area of Palea Fokea, 44 kilometers from the capital to the south

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