Due to a fire in Colorado evacuated more than 30 thousand people

The number of inhabitants of the U.S. state of Colorado, evacuated because of wildfires, was already 32 000, said on Wednesday, CNN citing local authorities.

Previously reported to evacuate 11,000 people.

Natural fires raging in eastern Colorado last Saturday. Contributes to the rapid spread of fire, dry and windy weather. To date, around the city of Colorado Springs fire covered area of 2.5 thousand hectares, the flames had already spread to the city's neighborhoods. In addition to the residents of the western districts of the city authorities had to evacuate and located in Colorado Springs, the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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Forest conservation one day put out in the Far East, 27 wildfires

Forest protection specialists for the last day eliminated the Far East 27 wildfires, said on Wednesday the press office of the Forestry Department in the Far Eastern Federal District.

"Over the past day in the Far East was reported 91 wildfires (51 — in the Khabarovsk region, 14 — in the Sakhalin region, 13 — in the Amur, eight — in Yakutia, four — in the Magadan region — one in the Maritime Territory). Professionals managed to eliminate 27 of them, another 19 were localized, "- said in a statement.

It is noted that the area of forest fires, traversed

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Mi-8 began to extinguish wildfires in the Rostov region

Mi-8 helicopter belonging to Russian Emergencies Ministry, on Wednesday morning, joined the fighting major wildfires in Oblivskaya district of Rostov region, told RIA Novosti the GUMCHS Abramchenko Marina.

Notice of grass fires and forest plantations near the village of Pine arrived at the remote duty at 17.20 MSK Tuesday. After some time, the area of fire increased to 50 hectares, there was a threat of local forest fires. At 22.37 the fire was localized to the area of 95 hectares, of which 22 are forest plantations.

"Today, at 6.00 MSK to smoldering hotbeds started pouring Mi-8 helicopter, which has already

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Number of forest fires in Russia during day almost unchanged

Number of forest fires in Russia increased slightly last night — from 254 to 256 seats, the most difficult situation is stored in the forests of the Urals, Siberia and the Far East, according to the FFA.

According to authorities, over the past day by fire covered 10.4 thousand hectares, including 8,000 hectares of forest area.

"As of Wednesday morning, June 27, in Russia there are 256 forest fires, including 253 fires on forest lands, three fires — in the lands of specially protected areas (Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Khabarovsk Krai ) ", — said the agency.

It

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Emergency mode is entered from fires in the forests of the two districts of Sakhalin

Emergency mode is entered in the woods two districts of Sakhalin at the high Hazard, told RIA Novosti the regional Ministry of Forestry.

"The regime declared a disaster in the woods and Okha Smirnykhovsky areas" — the source said, adding that with the environment in all areas of Sakhalin announced special fire mode with restricted access to the forest.

According to RIA Novosti the Sakhalin base of aviation and ground protection of forests, now in ten forest fires raging on an area of more than 1.6 hectares.

"Wood burning in four areas of the island, one of them in the

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Forest on an area of almost two thousand hectares of burns on the Yamal

Thirty-two forest fire in the area of 1.9 thousand hectares are raging in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, the number of fires per day remained the same, and their area has decreased by more than a thousand acres, said on Wednesday the press service of the District Emergency Management.

"In the last hours in the autonomous region emerged 12 natural fires, 13 fires eliminated. Goes quenching 32 wildfires, 16 of which are localized. Threats settlements and no economy," — said in a statement.

Specifies that the Pur district is extinguishing 19 fires on an area of 1.6 hectares. It employs 273

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Chapter Yakutia revoke the emergency mode due to fires in 19 districts

President of Yakutia Yegor Borisov signed a decree on the abolition of the regional nature of the regime of emergency in 19 districts, introduced on June 18 due to wildfires, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday a representative of the government.

"Emergency mode was introduced in connection with high-class fire danger and fire difficult operating environment. Situation has stabilized, so the regime canceled," — said the official.

According to him, the regime of emergency was 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

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The area of natural fires in the Rostov region increased to 90 hectares

The area of natural fires in Oblivskaya district of Rostov region, which began on Tuesday, increased to 90 hectares, told RIA Novosti the region GUMCHS Abramchenko Marina.

Earlier it was reported that the fire acts on an area of 50 hectares. According GUMCHS, the message that light up the landscape near the village of Pine, has arrived at 17.20.

"Of all the fire 22 hectares — is belts. Arrived at the scene the helicopter Mi-8. Threats Settlements not" — said Abramchenko.

She added that it has also increased the number of vehicles taking part in extinguishing the fire — from

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Forest fires in Yakutia almost burned the house with two retirees and 8 children

Employees Avialesookhrana Ust-Maya district of Yakutia evacuated an elderly couple and their eight grandchildren out of the hut in the taiga, which crept close to a forest fire, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday a representative of the Department of Forest Relations of the Republic, but did not specify the date of the incident.

"At the point of dispatching service Yakut Airbase forest protection by satellite phone received a signal that the old couple, whose visit with eight grandchildren aged 3 months to 12 years, is in the midst of a forest fire," — said the source.

According to him,

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Number of forest fires in Ugra per day increased from 12 to 35

Number of forest fires in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area — Yugra for the last day increased by 23 — to 35, a wood burning in the area of 1.4 thousand hectares, said the Khanty-Mansiysk base aircraft and ground protection of forests.

Since June 2, in the forests of Ugra-standing emergencies related to forest fires of regional character.

"Weather has an impact in the class of fire hazard. Establish a high fire rating class: in Laryakskom, Raduzhninskom, Nizhnevartovsk, Surgut branch airbase," — said in a statement.

Clarifies that the situation with fires in the area remains difficult.

"The rains have passed,

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