About 30 forest fires in the Khabarovsk region occurred due to lightning

Forest management Khabarovsk Territory recorded in the region on Tuesday 32 forest fires, 30 of which arose from dry thunderstorms, the press service of the regional government.

"In recent days across the province to install solar weather. Number of fires has increased dramatically. So far out of 32 seats, only two fires, presumably arose due to careless handling of fire of the local population. Remaining fire appeared in remote areas, which indicates on the weather factor (dry lightning), "- said the head of the safety and protection of forest resources Forest Management Government Territory Sergei Butin.

According to the press

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Special fire regime introduced in two areas of Kamchatka

Special fire safety due to the high risk of forest fires, introduced on Monday in two districts of Kamchatka — Elizovsky and Milkovsky, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, the minister of special programs of the Kamchatka Territory Sergey Khabarov.

"In Milkovsky Elizovsky and area, and to the west of Ust-Kamchatka region remains the highest — Class 5 fire danger," — said Khabarov.

Due to the high risk of forest fires should be limited to local residents visiting forest capabilities offices autonomous institution "Forest Service" is set to high alert. Population are also prohibited from fires in forests and communities for

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Forest conservation one day put out two wildfires in the Far East

Forest protection specialists for the last day in the Far East put out two wildfires, said on Tuesday the press office of the Forestry Department in the Far Eastern Federal District.

"Over the past day in the Far East there were 10 wildfires. Six of them — in the Khabarovsk region, two in Yakutia, two more in the Kamchatka region. Specialists managed to eliminate two of them, three are located," — said in a statement.

It is noted that it has been involved in fire 143 people, 24 pieces of equipment, three aircraft, including two helicopters. The area of forest

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Wildfires continue to rage in the Gila National Forest

According to official data, forest fires in the Gila National Wildlife burned vast areas of forest and bush, forcing residents Reign Mogollon in the southwest state to evacuate.

Photo: Smoke from the fires forced the government of New Mexico to declare warning of danger to health. Kindle strong gusts of winds, May 26, 2012 fire grew, covering an area of over 400 square kilometers. 5 helicopters and more than 600 firefighters from across the state had not only to fight fires, but also to withstand severe weather conditions. Up until May 27 cities located far enough away from the

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Last two forest fire destroyed at Kamchatka

Firefighters dismantled the last two forest fires in the Elizovsky Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti the Main Department of Emergency Situations Ministry for Kamchatka region.

"The largest fire in the area of 120 hectares extinguished about 25 kilometers from the village to the Koryak Sunday evening. On the same day, put out a fire on an area of 80 hectares in the seven kilometers from the town of North Koryak. At work involved over 90 people, as well as Mi- 8, which is made of about 20 discharges into the fire "- a spokesman said, adding that at the moment of

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Almost 600 hectares of forest burning in Siberia

The number of fires in the forests of Siberia a day fell from 29 to 21, but the total area of fires increased from 392.3 to 583.5 acres, said on Wednesday the Siberian Center of MOE.

"Action 21 forest fires on the total area 583.5 hectares. Of nine localized fires on the area 179.5 hectares," — said in a statement.

They include one large fire — an area of 230 hectares in the Republic of Tuva.

Total registered in Tuva three fires on the area of 251.5 hectares.

In Transbaikalia, where this year the most difficult situation evolved, a day

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Fire spread to the south-western United States

In the 2012 fire season in the United States began early in the mountains of Arizona. May 25, 2012 firefighters were trying to put out a dozen fires in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, California and Utah. Residents of several towns were evacuated. The territory of 440 square kilometers was engulfed in flames.

In New Mexico, a fire in the Gila National Park began as a result of a lightning strike. Strong gusts of winds contributed to the rapid spread of fire. More than 10 summer houses were destroyed in Willow Creek, about 290 kilometers of forest mass canyon

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Amur authorities adopted a document banning burning dry grass

The authorities of the Amur region on the proposal prosecutor's office decided to ban burning of dry grass in the period of the special fire safety conditions, RIA Novosti Assistant Regional Prosecutor Valentin Bursyanin.

The proposal to ban prosecutors burning dead wood which is often the cause of major fires, the government received in March.

"As part of monitoring the fire situation the prosecution established that in the current year from the date of snow cover in the region was recorded daily about 50 uncontrolled palov dry vegetation, and on some days more than 100. Fire departments are up to

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Almost 625 hectares of forest burning in Siberia

Twenty-three forest fires are in Siberia, the total area of 625.1 hectares, said Sunday Siberian regional emergencies center.

At the moment, seven localized fires in the total area of 572.1 hectares, the largest of them — in Tuva on the area of 200 hectares.

In extinguishing fires involving 307 people and 46 vehicles.

According to MOE, mainly fires occur because of "activities of the population."

According to the MOE, the leading cause of fires is "the activity of the population." Therefore, to limit access to the forests and environment monitoring was billed 820 posts, including 158 stationary. Forty-six task forces

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Number of forest fires in Siberia rose a day more than doubled

Number of forest fires in Siberia for the past day has more than doubled — from 13 to 29, a wood burning in the area of 392.3 hectares, said Tuesday the Siberian Center of MOE.

"Are 29 forest fires on the total area 392.3 hectares (138.8 acres increase.) Is localized 18 fires in the area of 210 hectares. Areas of forest fires not," — said in a statement.

The largest fire, as before, are registered in the Baikal region. Here, according to the regional GUMCHS, over the past day reported 11 forest fires, six of them were able to put

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