In the Los Angeles area because of the fire evacuated thousands of vacationers

Rescue Services of California evacuated thousands of vacationers because of a forest fire that started in a few tens of kilometers to the north-east of Los Angeles, wrote on Tuesday edition of Los Angeles Times.

At present, anti-fire, emerged in the National Park Angeles National Forest, involving more than 700 firefighters, as well as machinery and aircraft.

According to a service for the protection of the U.S. Forest Uegnera John (John Wagner), natural fire was far from the favorite tourist destinations, which on weekends and holidays collects up to 12 thousand people. Last Monday was the U.S. weekend to celebrate

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Own or someone elses? Fire!

Since that time, as people are fighting a war, fire in their has been an integral feature of the fighting and had a place in the history of almost all armies in the world, regardless of age and level of technology. The Russian expression "its own and not poznasha own pobivasha" it is clear from the XIV century, when the inhabitants of the besieged town Khlynova (Kirov) caused the loss of allies-Ustyug, who came to their aid, taking their opponents for the NIGHT MODE.

"Friendly fire" has left traces in almost all the decisive battles. So, speaking of Waterloo against

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U.S. President introduced the regime of emergency situations in the state of Texas because of the wildfires — TV

U.S. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Texas in connection with its territory raging wildfires, CNN referring to the White House. The introduction of an emergency will direct federal aid to affected areas.

"Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs and loans to recover lost uninsured property and other programs to help individuals and business owners to improve their financial situation after the disaster" — quoted by television statement the U.S. administration.

According to the latest data, the fire element eliminated over 1.4 thousand last week in Texas Bastrop County. Large

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Already Thursday, June 9

Society Blitz review of events and those in Belarus, a world history.

Weather …

… umbrella does not hurt, sometimes rains and thunderstorms. Temperature: +26 to +32

THERE WHERE HAVE NO:

In the open session of the European Parliament Strasbourg

In London, begins an official visit of the President of Romania Traian Basescu in the UK.

In The Hague, resumes suspended in February for the trial of Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj.

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In 1656, the Belarusian enlightener Samuel Peter-Sitniyanovich was tonsured a monk and took the name of Simeon, which every schoolboy knows

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In Kalmykia, a major fire in the reserve: the animals were killed

16,000 acres burned in the reserve "black earth" in Kalmykia, toldIA REGNUMAugust 5, in the press service of the republican government.

At the reserve constantly lives in the country's largest population of saiga antelopes and other animals, some of whom died in the Burning Steppes.

The situation is complicated in the conservation area: from the funds allocated for fire fighting, there are only tank with pump and backpack sprayers, off-road, from the nearest district center — n Yashkul to fire brigade have to travel for three hours.

Currently, the decision on the operational administration of the protected zone interaction

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For fire Kazakhstan created a new special truck KrAZ-6443 (AC-30-70-2)

"KrAZ", in partnership with Prilukskaya by the fire and special machine "Pozhspetsmash" — a leading national manufacturer of fire and specialized equipment, has created a new fire truck KrAZ-6443 (AC-30-70-2), designed for the protection of various objects and Emergency situations. Special car is made to order Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan.

 

The structure includes train truck KrAZ-6443 6×6 wheel, equipped with Yaroslavl engine JAMZ-6582.10.12 Euro-3. As well as special equipment consisting of a tank capacity of 30,000 liters, having a self-contained water heating, foam tank for 1000 liters and fire pump installation

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Fires in Russia: Pridonya light fade in the eyes

In the Rostov region to extinguish fires involved aerial tanker IL-76. At first it burned only the grass, now burned about a thousand acres of forest. In firefighting use additional force of rescuers from other regions. But the weather forecast, as before, are not encouraging: the thermometer in the next few days can overcome the mark of 42 degrees. Armed with a backpack with water and spray, Sergei Vysotsky, the third day fighting forest fires. Such volunteers in the Rostov region scores. People selflessly help residents protect farm Lobachev town picks from the fire. Operational reports Rostov Emergency Management

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In Yekaterinburg burns peat bog

Peat fire is raging in the Kirov district of Yekaterinburg in Kalinowski field in an area of 1 hectare, said on Friday GUMCHS Russia in Sverdlovsk region.

"Threats to the spread of fire on the (adjacent) village Kalinovka not," — said in a statement.

The Office notes that the fire fighting involved 10 rescuers, 30 students of the Ural Institute of State Fire Service of Russian Emergencies Ministry, 10 members of the military unit, and four watering machine, tractor, tank fire.

Element comes on all fronts

In Spain, the fight against forest fires. Fire threatens settlements, disrupted transport. In France, in the Alps has been simmering day unexpected snowstorm in July, and usually sunny Sydney poured rain. Galibier pass in the French Alps covered with snow. Winter — is common, but what if the same thing in the summer? An unexpected snowstorm began in anticipation of the next stage of the Tour de France. This site is included in the race since 1911, that is, this year marks its centenary route. But because of the snow holding the race remains a big question. Bad weather

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Russia again in the fire: not enough cars or people

 

In northern Russia raging forest fires. In Yakutia, and the Arkhangelsk region declared a state of emergency. Local rescuers can not cope with the situation — they rush to the aid of colleagues from neighboring regions.

Emergency declared in six regions of the Arkhangelsk region, trying to break all means available. Available means are used where not enough water. To fight the fire, which has spread already eight thousand acres, joined equipped with means for extinguishing fire parachutists and aircraft emergency situations.

Scale fires in northern Russia due to the impending horizon smoke is difficult

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