In Nevada again raging forest fires

In Nevada again raging forest fires Natural Disasters

Governor of Reno, Nev., Michael Ernandes imposed emergency rule in connection with forest fires, which began January 20, 2012. He also said that the rapid scooping flame was destroyed 20 homes, and one person died. However, to determine the cause of death will have to open. Governor not taken a final judgment on damages caused by fires.

More than 250 firefighters and rescue workers worked to hold the flame. For security reasons, more than 10 thousand people have been forced from their homes. By the evening of 20 January, more than two

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In Australia, 45 are raging forest fires

September 10, 2013. Severe forest fires raging in the north-western outskirts of Sydney. The fire went to the living quarters. Already burned several homes and cars, authorities began evacuating residents.

Source: RT

Tests GLONASS to fight forest fires started in Moscow

Tests receivers GLONASS navigation system for mobile equipment that is used to fight forest fires, started on Tuesday in Shatursky near Moscow, RIA Novosti reported.

Deputy General Director of JSC "Scientific-Research Institute of Space Instrument" Alexander Chetirkin told reporters that the aim of the tests are to determine the reliability of the navigation system in an unstable connection, characteristic of dense forests, and the formation of the requirements for the equipment, which can later be installed on the mobile equipment FFA.

"Today begins the work associated with the introduction of GLONASS in the FFA," — said

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In the Komi developing regional forest fires Center

Creating fire-chemical stations has significantly increased the effectiveness of the fight against forest fires. This is the director of the Komi regional forest fire center Vladimir Drobakhin.

The first three fire-chemical stations (PHS) III type opened in late 2011 in Udorski, Trinity-Pechora and Kortkerosski areas before the start of the current forest fire season, earned two more in the PHS Knyazhpogostsky and Koigorodskiy areas.

"Due to the occurrence of PHS, as well as the recruitment of new paratroopers and marines in 2013 increased the total number of forest fire service, enabling us to work more

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Upgrading of fire equipment in the Amur region

Amur firefighters and rescue workers have received new equipment and machineryFor forest fires in 2013 will improve the structure of the air baseAmur fire services delivered the first batch of modern tractors, fire, special techniques and equipment that will be used as early as the autumn fire period.

To create additional groups for fighting forest fires and planned changes in the fire service area, and in 2013 will be improved and the structure of the air base.

Fire and rescue units Amur won eight tractors "Agromach TG 90", two fire engines, four cars UAZ various modifications and 183 blower.

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Upgrading of fire equipment in the Amur region

Amur firefighters and rescue workers have received new equipment and machineryFor forest fires in 2013 will improve the structure of the air baseAmur fire services delivered the first batch of modern tractors, fire, special techniques and equipment that will be used as early as the autumn fire period.

To create additional groups for fighting forest fires and planned changes in the fire service area, and in 2013 will be improved and the structure of the air base.

Fire and rescue units Amur won eight tractors "Agromach TG 90", two fire engines, four cars UAZ various modifications and 183 blower.

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New fire trucks went to Rostov leskhozes

Forestry Department of the Rostov region started sending fire-fighting equipment and equipment in the Don forestry.

More than fifty units of fire trucks, UAZ, forest patrol systems, tractors, fire tanks, and 215 fire backpacks and hydraulic pumps for a total of 55.5 million rubles were purchased by the department in the regional target program "The environment protection and rational use of natural resources in the Rostov region years 2011-2015. "

Forest fire machines for fighting forest fires, as well as delivery to the fire site with fire and technical equipment, and other equipment to fight forest fires in

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In Lipetsk region opened forest fires Center (+ video)

New forest fires Center opened on April 19 in the village of Summer Lipetsk region. It is equipped with the most modern equipment. On arms fire fighters and volunteers at the moment there are four of the most modern tanks 4 and 6 tons. In addition, the new center will work specially equipped tractor forest fires, which also installed tank capacity of 4 tons.

Another know-how, which appeared at the fire, it is a special suit that can withstand temperatures up to 800 degrees. Work in the forest in fire suits used to be dangerous due to the fact that

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In Cuba reduced the number of forest fires

In Cuba reduced the number of forest fires Facts

According to the Cuban firefighters early rainy season and effective government measures have helped reduce the number of forest fires in Cuba in the first half of the year by almost 50%. In the first half of 2012 there were about 376 forest fires, which is 46% less than the same period last year, when local firefighters had to fight with 695 fires.

Typically, in the period from January to May in Cuba last dry season, at which time the probability of forest fires is high. But this year,

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Smog over Omsk. Photo

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5.07.12.Smog, established over Omsk, called boreal fires in the Khanty-Mansi and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Districts, said the Weather Service. Forecasters difficult to say when the smoke shatter.

Smog, established over the city yesterday, fire in the Khanty-Mansi and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, told the Omsk Center for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring. The smoke from boreal fires bring the northern and north-eastern air currents prevailing in the Omsk atmosphere.

Employees of the center is not yet ready to say when the city was able to shatter.

"This will happen, or if the air flow to change direction to the south, southwest,

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