More than 700 people are involved in putting out the fire on Mount Athos

More than 700 people are involved in extinguishing fire at the monastic republic of Athos, Greece, said fire department.

The fire destroyed dozens of hectares of forest close to a distance of 1.5 kilometers from the Serbian monastery Chilandar, but at the moment there is no threat to the monastery.

At the scene of a fire with more than 120 firefighters, 120 of foot support personnel, 300 military, 120 volunteers and 49 firefighters were sent to the aid of Serbia, Greece.

Before the night the fire was extinguished 15 aircraft and seven helicopters, including heavy military transport helicopters Chinook Greek

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Fires in southern Greece

On the Greek island of Kos, located in the Aegean Sea, in the new wave of fires forced the evacuation of three tourist hotel. All visitors had to be expected on the beach near the water, while firefighters tried to control the fire. Among the people there were no injuries, although their health deteriorated somewhat because of thick acrid smoke from the burning wood.

As it turned out, there was originally a fire in the forests of Arcadia and spread rapidly through the wind with a speed of 50 km / h and lasts for three days with a

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Both forest fires in southern Ukraine localized

Two forest fires that occurred Thursday in the Kherson region in southern Ukraine, localized, said Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said on Friday night after a meeting of the operational headquarters to eliminate the fire.

In Ukraine in recent years established a very hot fire weather. On Thursday, in the coniferous forest of two forestry Tsyurupynsk district, Kherson region fires have occurred. According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the area of one of them was 1000 hectares, the second — up to 500 acres (both specific focal). Suffered three forestry workers, all of them in a state of moderate

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FFA announces an increase in the number of forest fires to 145

Number of forest fires in Russia over the past day has increased from 140 to 145 seats, the most complex situation remains in Siberia and the Far East, according to the FFA.

"As of Thursday morning, in Russia there are 145 forest fires in the area of 12.34 thousand hectares, all recorded fires on forest land. Threats settlements and no economy," — said in a statement.

It clarifies the agency, in the Krasnoyarsk region are 23 forest fires in the area of 3.9 thousand hectares, in the Tomsk region — 21 forest fires in the area of 4.4 thousand hectares,

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Area of forest fires in Siberia decreased to 8.3 thousand hectares

The area of forest fires in Siberia for the past day has decreased from 10.47 thousand to 8.326 thousand hectares, said on Thursday the county Department of Forestry.

"In the Woodland district are 38 forest fires in the area of 8.326 hectares in the Krasnoyarsk region, the Altai Republic, Tomsk and Irkutsk regions," — said in a statement.

The Office notes that the area of forest fires in the Krasnoyarsk region was reduced by 1.4 times. As of Thursday morning, in the Region reported 23 forest fires in the area of 3.884 hectares.

On fighting forest fires in the Krasnoyarsk

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The area of forest fires in the Tomsk region decreased by 170 hectares

The total area of forest fires for the last day in the Tomsk region decreased by 170 acres and is on Saturday morning 2.535 thousand hectares, the regional Emergencies Ministry reported.

"The total area of forest fires is 2.535 hectares in five districts of the region, a day liquidated two fires on the area of 1.17 thousand hectares of new fires have arisen," — said in a statement.

According to the Tomsk Airbase forest protection in the morning on August 11 in the Tomsk region, there are 12 forest fires in the five districts of the region, seven — in

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Impacts of forest fires in Oklahoma

Some fires in Oklahoma, USA, is still continuing to spread, threatening homes and roads. In some places there are new lesions, which is not surprising, because in the state for 18 days hold abnormal temperatures and drought of the highest category. As a result, around the state, there are 11 separate outbreaks of fire, and at least 65 houses burned down.

1. Fires to the east of Dramrayt between highways 48 and 38.

2. Firefighters fighting a fire near Turner Turnpayk.

3. House covered with fire, near Dramrayta.

4. Firefighters extinguish a fire in the Cleveland

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Number of forest fires in Russia one day fell to 140 seats

Number of forest fires in Russia over the past day has decreased from 145 to 140 seats, the most complex situation remains in Siberia and the Far East, according to the FFA.

"As of Wednesday morning in Russia there are 140 forest fires in the area of 14.233 thousand hectares: 139 fires on forest lands in the square 14.232 thousand hectares and a fire on the grounds of defense and security in the area of one hectare. Threats settlements and no economy" — said in a statement.

It clarifies the agency, in the Krasnoyarsk region has 32 forest fires in

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More than 10,000 hectares of forest continues to burn in Siberia

More than 10,000 hectares of forest continues to burn in Siberia, on Wednesday morning reported 58 outbreaks, according to the District Department of Forestry.

On Tuesday morning the district was noted 62 forest fires in the area of 10.538 hectares. For the past day liquidated 31 forest fire on the area 9.668 hectares. However, because of the old centers of area expansion and new situation has not changed.

"In the Woodland district are 58 forest fires in the area of 10.47 hectares in Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk and Omsk regions," — said in a statement.

In this case, the Office notes that,

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Forest conservation one day put out 12 wildfires in Russian Far East

Forest protection specialists for the last day in the Far East extinguished 12 wildfires remained eliminate another 19, said on Wednesday the Department of Forestry in the Far Eastern Federal District.

"Over the past day in the Far East there were 38 wildfires (18 — in Yakutia, 12 — in the Khabarovsk region, 3 — in the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug and the Amur region, 2 — in the Magadan region). Specialists managed to eliminate 12 of them, more 7 has been localized, "- said in a statement.

It is noted that the area of forest fires, traversed for the last

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