More than 350 people evacuated because of wildfires in Arizona

More than 350 people were evacuated due to the wildfires that swept an area of about 70 square kilometers in the central and eastern part of the U.S. state of Arizona, said on Thursday, Reuters.

Firefighters recovered at least four separate fire, the largest of which covered about 49 square kilometers of forest in 64 km from the state capital of Phoenix.

"We expect the situation worse. Forecasters predict dry weather and high winds, which makes the work of firefighters," — said in a statement center to fight forest fires.

Cause a fire, according to local authorities, are unquenched fires

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Fire fountain deposits Ozhginskogo

16.05.12.Vchera evening in the village Kylasov Kungur region suffered a major fire. On Ozhginskom field drilling rig caught fire. Burning associated gas.

The field belongs to the organization "Tomskburneftegaz" in contractors whose Permian, namely, the company "Uralnefteservis." Until now, the fire is not extinguished. Victims and victims. That night, on the site of our emergency work crew.

To control fire was reported about the fire drill on the field in Ozhginskom Kylasovskom settlement Kungur region.

(Vladimir Karpov, head of unit 13 PPP) — To place a call manager 143 Fire Department were sent to garrison forces and means of

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Area of forest fires in Siberia fell almost ten times

Area of forest fires in Siberia has decreased almost quire time — with 56.118 thousand to 5.766 thousand hectares, managed to completely extinguish the fire in the Trans-Baikal, where evolved very difficult situation, but in the neighboring regions, the number of fires and the area has increased, said on Wednesday the Siberian Center for Emergency Situations .

According to authorities, the district recorded 142 fires in the total area of 5.766 thousand hectares, of which 55 fires in localized area 3.149 hectares.

According GUMCHS Trans-Baikal Territory, "the weather has helped to stabilize the situation with forest fires."

"For the past

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The area of forest fire in the central part of Sakhalin doubled

The area of forest fire in Tymovsk area in the central part of Sakhalin, a day has doubled — up to 320 acres, according to RIA Novosti spokesman GUMCHS RF Sakhalin region.

The fire was discovered Monday near the train station "North Handasa." On Tuesday, the fire covered 160 hectares of forest. Fire away from populated areas and operates on both sides of the railway.

"At present, the total area of the fire is 320 acres. Participate in extinguishing 86 people and 17 vehicles from Tym and Onorskoy forest fire stations, as well as specialists from the Parachute Fire Service

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Four forest fires are in Khakassia

Four forest fires are Tuesday in the Republic of Khakassia in almost 25 acres, two of the largest localized, the press service of the Republican State Committee in the woods.

"In the Balyksinskogo Bograd and forestry caused by local residents, there were two forest fires. Outbreaks have localized. Total area of 23 hectares of localization," — said in a statement.

Continue to operate two forest fire in the area of 1.7 hectares, caused Monday by sparks from the exhaust pipes of a freight train. State Forest Committee notes that forest fires are more likely to occur along the railroad tracks.

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Large forest fire raging in the central part of Sakhalin

Large forest fires raging in Tymovsk area in the central part of Sakhalin, the fire covered 160 hectares of forest, threatening human settlements there, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, Deputy Chief of the Sakhalin base aviaohrany forests Nikolai Kopeikin.

"The fire was discovered on Monday near the train station" North Handasa. "He removed from populated areas and operates on both sides of the railway. Putting distance complicates fire" — said Kopeikin.

According to him, the fire containment involved more than a dozen vehicles, 11 paratroopers and more than 20 personnel and Tym Smirnykhovsk forest fire stations. The issue of

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Early onset of fire season in Arizona

Summer fire season in the south-western United States, began surprisingly early. In Arizona, one of the first five to extinguish some fires that have occurred in the north of the state, required the assistance of hundreds of firefighters working from the air. Authorities organized the evacuation of residents of 300 homes from the old mining town of Crown King.

Mountain fires, as in Arizona, is a difficult one in fighting. In one night, the fires, the smoke from which was visible even in Phoenix, 80 km from Crown King, turned to ashes about 23 km2 of land. In fire

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All fires were extinguished in the Trans-Baikal region — FFA

Firefighters put out all the fires in the forests of the Trans-Baikal region, the Federal Forestry Agency (FFA).

"The situation in the Trans-Baikal region has stabilized thanks largely to professional actions of paratroopers and commandos from the Federal Reserve. To extinguish forest fires in Transbaikalia was airlifted about 30 paratroopers from other regions. They are actively working on putting out the most complex of wildfires in Mogochinsky, Krasnochikoisky and Hilokskaya areas. Through their efforts, managed to contain the spread of fire, "- said the head of the Federal Forestry Agency of the Department of the Siberian Federal District Alexander Gura.

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The area of forest fires in Siberia increased to 63.4 thousand hectares

The area of forest fires in Siberia for the past day has increased from 56.622 to 63.405 thousand hectares, on Saturday morning reported 68 outbreaks, reports Siberian Center of MOE.

"Acts 68 lesions (decrease of 32 per day) of forest fires on an area of 63.405 thousand hectares (an increase of 6.783 thousand hectares.) Is localized 28 fires in the area of 26.832 hectares. Has 38 centers of large fires in the area of 60.538 thousand hectares, 17 fires are localized to the area of 25.553 thousand hectares, "- said in a statement.

Forest remains, mostly burns in eastern Siberia.

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In Transbaikalia consider counter fell the most effective way of fighting

Technology of fire of large forest fires in remote areas with a counter fell the most effective in the Trans-Baikal region, told RIA Novosti on Saturday, Deputy Prime Minister Yevgeny region Vishnyakov, commenting on the MOE that is counter paladins have contributed to the increase in the area and the number of fires in the forests of the region.

Siberian Center for Emergency Situations on Saturday spread information that the Trans-Baikal region, where the sum in the most adverse situation with the Federal District, a fire in the woods, the increase in area of the fire occurred "due to lack

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