Lightning caused in the Altai region 13 fires per day

In the Altai region a day on forest land, there were 13 fires, said the June 15 site boundary of forest management. Almost all fires occurred because lightning, fire damaged a 8.88 ha.

Since the beginning of the fire season, from April 14 to June 15, on forest land recorded 483 fires. 884.5 hectares of forest burned. In 79.2% of the cause of the fire was the human factor of 20.8% — lightning.

In fire suppression were employed 3689 people, 1535 pieces of equipment, including 1067 car 468 tractors. General airstrike patrolling the forest fund was 127 hours and

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The area of natural fires in Russia has grown over the day by more than 20%

According to RIA Novosti, the area of forest and peat fires raging in Russia, has increased over the past day by almost 8,3 thousand hectares — 45 hectares (an increase of 20%), the number of fires with an increase of 43, according to the Wednesday Emergencies Ministry.

"For the past day extinguished 196 wildfires on an area 9.55 hectares. Continue to operate 225 wildfires (area of active burning — 334.75 hectares, is localized — 44.94 thousand hectares)," — said in a statement.

Of them in the forest lands (FFA) registered 221 center on the area 44.64 thousand

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Ecology: The situation with the fires in Russia in 2011, worse than in the past

According to RIA Novosti, the situation with forest fires in Russia today is much harder than in the same period last year, said the head of the forest program of Greenpeace Russia Yaroshenko.

"We're burning, we burn a lot. Officially, already burned three times more than in the same period last year", — said Yaroshenko at a press conference in Moscow.

He noted that the decisions taken by the end of last summer, did not lead to the restoration of full forest protection, did not create the economic basis for it. While co-financing to the protection of

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Fires: Burning is not everywhere, glowing — almost everywhere

Forest fires in Russia is again gaining momentum. The most serious loss so far — in the east and in Siberia. However, in the Central Federal District, environmentalists note the increasing cases of peat fires.

But these — small — little pockets included in official statistics. These appeals independent environmental organizations extinguish peat until they broke out in full force, still remain unanswered.

According to unofficial data, the situation with fires in peatlands is worse than in May 2010. This means that under the adverse scenario, the Central District may once again face with smog and massive

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Yakutsk fire enveloped in smoke, on the Lena ferry stopped

The situation with the wildfires in Russia remains difficult. Now regions recorded 146 fires. The most difficult situation — in Yakutia. It burns nearly one hundred thousand hectares of taiga forest, and every day increases the area of fires. Fire has crept close to the capital of the Republic — Yakutsk. The city is enveloped by smoke. Doctors recommend people not to go out, and the windows in the houses tightly closed. Because of zero visibility interrupted ferry to Lena. "Ships had been ordered to stand up. Smoke on the river. Next kilometer see nothing. Do not know how

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Protection of forests from fires Transbaikalia will finance only a quarter

FFA in 2013, intends to finance only 23.3% of the 600 million rubles required Transbaikalian area for the protection of forests from fires, said on Thursday the press service of the Prosecutor of the region.

"For the protection budget plans for 2013 Forest Service calculated the edge means necessary to ensure the full implementation of work on forest fire protection. Costs should amount to 599.6 million rubles, including 96.4 million to fight forest fires and 431.2 million rubles aviapatrulirovanie. Actually FFA approved amount of 27.26 million rubles for quenching (28.3% of the demand) and 90.9 million on aviapatrulirovanie (20.8% of

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In Amga in Yakutia because of forest fires declared emergency mode

During the day, with more than 50 new homes. Total area covered by the fire, 6,000 acres.

In liquidation involves two and a half thousand people, 236 pieces of equipment, including special helicopters. The situation is complicated by the fact that now in the area of Yakutia is dry and hot weather. Now the republic of Sakha — the region with the largest area of forest fires in Russia.

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Area of forest fires in Russia a day increased by 5000 hectares

 

Forest fires in Russia are growing stronger. During the day, their area increased by five thousand acres. Complicated situation in Siberia, Yakutia and the Far East. In the MOE warn forest fire threatens Moscow and Yaroslavl.

And on the eve of the Ural rescuers cope with a serious fire in the nature reserve "Pripyshminskie forests." It took almost a day. The fire was advancing on the unique forests from two sides, so that had to be used not only for professional judgment, and volunteers — residents of neighboring villages, their homes were also in

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In Russia, there are fires in the area of almost 3.5 thousand hectares

In Russia recorded wildfires on an area of about 3.5 hectares. In the Chelyabinsk region has one major fire in the lands of Rosatom. Over the past day the number of seats increased to 58, but the total area decreased by nearly 444 acres. In just a day there were 400 outbreaks of fires, the total area exceeds 9.3 hectares. 263 extinguished the fire. Continue to operate 137 wildfires on an area of approximately 3.5 hectares. According to the ministry, the most difficult situation with fires formed in Chelyabinsk, Sverdlovsk and Amur regions. Among the reasons — the steady

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In Siberia, the summer came

In Siberia, established an abnormally high temperature. The thermometer reaches the mark of 20 degrees plus the cyclone that came from Central Asia, reports NTV.

In the Irkutsk region has steadily increased the number of fires. First began to smolder dried grass, and then the fire went on residential buildings. The flames have destroyed several private homes. In the MOE fear massive forest fires, as it was last year.

Local people are gradually getting used to the anomalous heat. In zoos, awoke from hibernation bears, came to life and other inhabitants. People changed

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