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The rolling stock of the Far East Children’s Railroad added a new locomotive

As part of the investment program of OAO "Russian Railways" to equip the small arteries of modern technology on children's Far Eastern railway locomotive entered a new modern TU-10 "Hummingbird." In the unique transport operations by rail arriving in Khabarovsk locomotive was relocated by road to the depot child highway. Actively assist in the transportation of workers have operational locomotive depot Khabarovsk-2.

A new type of narrow-gauge locomotives manufactured Kambarka machinery plant in 2010 specifically for children's railways.

Technical features of the locomotive TU-10 is a microprocessor electronic control, monitoring and diagnostic device to ensure traffic safety KLUB-UP, automatic

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Meteorites in Colorado staged a strong fire

June 24. Firefighters in Colorado are making enormous efforts to try to keep the flame that turned into an uncontrollable fire in an area of 100 square kilometers of forest, but to cope with the ignition does not work because of the strong wind, heat and falling meteorites.

Authorities used aircraft fire after it was reported a few observations of meteorites fallen into forest and causing more fires.

County Sheriff Peter B. Palmer told the Los Angeles Times, that his department has received four reports of meteorites falling to the ground.

"People heard explosions, they looked at the glowing

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Fire in the National Park of California will rage for another week

San Gabriel Canyon in flames. © Gene Blevins | Reuters Last Sunday in a California national park "neyshnl Angeles Forest" was a fire. Thousands of people had to be evacuated from the zone of fire. The fire spread over an area of 1,500 hectares. As of Tuesday morning, managed to locate only 15% of ignition. Expected to fully take control can not before next week, the newspaper writes, "the Los Angeles Times." Further promotion of fire on a national park to a strong wind and hot weather. © Gene Blevins | Reuters According to Captain Roland Sprewell of the

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Cope with a fire in Colorado do not give the falling meteors.

Firefighters in Colorado are making enormous efforts to try to keep the flame that turned into an uncontrollable fire in an area of 100 square kilometers of forest, but to cope with the ignition does not work because of the strong wind, heat and falling meteors. Authorities used aircraft fire after it was reported a few observations of meteors fallen in forest and cause additional fires. County Sheriff Peter B. Palmer told the Los Angeles Times, that his department has received four reports of meteors fall to the ground. "People heard explosions, they looked at the glowing objects flying

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Nearly 600 homes were evacuated in the United States because of the threat of wildfire

Authorities in the U.S. state of Utah residents have evacuated about 600 homes due to the upcoming residential area of natural fires, according to the Associated Press on Saturday.

According to a Bureau of Land Management United States (Bureau of Land Management) Teresa Rigby (Teresa Rigby), only about 2,300 people were evacuated.

Large fire started south of the largest city of the state of Salt Lake City on Thursday. Presumably, a fire sparked unquenched fire. Experts fear that because of the strong wind, whose direction is almost impossible to predict the fire zone can affect residential development.

As noted

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In Tokyo, the spire tower collapsed

The earthquake collapsed spire of the Tokyo tower. Tokyo tower height of 333 meters shortly delegates authority the new tower "Sky Three", the height of which upon completion will be more than 600 meters. At today's earthquake that object does not hurt. Tokyo is currently recorded 14 strong fires at industrial and residential sites. Hit hard by the earthquake NPP "Onagawa" in Miyagi prefecture. The turbine hall of the station fire. According to local authorities, fire extinguishing fire departments involved self-defense forces. A powerful earthquake measuring about 8.9 happened today in the northern part of Japan, according to ITAR-TASS.

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Environmental disaster in the Kirov region. Video

Ecology

29.06.11. — You know, we have a catfish die — says Leonid, a local resident. — Trehkilogrammovye. And guys that always go on a fishing trip, so tell that to the dead fish in the river this year, as long as there was still on their mind.

You know — Leon goes to a whisper — of course, not without that network and sometimes fill up (and this is according to the law poaching because a whisper — Comm. Aut.). So the networks full of dead fish. More than alive, double.

Leonid — little man of forty, lean,

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Fire fighting to fire near Athens

48 km south of the ancient Greek city of Athens found quite a large area covered by the fire. Fire burning the second day, extends the dried grass and shrubs with incredible force due to high winds (over 55 km / h), which negates any efforts of firefighters. Per night, the flames approached Kerateya 12 km from the west and south sides.

At this point in putting out the fire is attended by about 300 employees of the fire service, involved 115 special vehicles and 12 equipped aircraft and two helicopters. It is reported that a neighbor Bulgaria has sent

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Record damage from fires in Denver

Firefighters did not manage to cope with burning an area of 220.15 km2 of forests to the north of Colorado, although working teams sent additional units. Destroying at least 181 residential building fire in High Park, 24 km from Fort Collins, has already surpassed the scale of the devastation a fire in September 2010 in Boulder (169 homes).

Starting from June 9 1.5 thousand fire was brought under control only 20% of the burning area. According to the most optimistic forecasts, able to cope with the fire until July, as in Colorado continues to retain the heat and

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Forest fires in Colorado and New Mexico

Forest fire out of control near Fort Collins, Colorado, June 11, 2012.

Massive forest fires devastated the arid Colorado and New Mexico, and reiterated the need to replace outdated equipment for fire fighting.

To assist in extinguishing the fire area of 60 square miles in northern Colorado were thrown forces fire in Wyoming, including the required aircraft. Canada has also provided two aircraft to fight a fire in Colorado. At the scene of the fire, including the crew arrived elite Federal Fire Service. The fire had already destroyed 118 structures. In general, the complexity of some 600 firefighters will fight

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