Experts for the last day eliminated the Far East 24 forest fires, according to the press service of the Department of Forestry in the Far Eastern Federal District.
"Over the past day in the Far East registered 44 wildfires (21 in the Amur region, four — in the Jewish Autonomous Region, three — in the Magadan region, six — in Primorsky Krai and 10 — in Khabarovsk.) On the day of detection experts managed to eliminate 24 of the them, "- said in a statement.
Notes that, as of Monday morning in the Far East continue to operate 20 forest fires. The total area affected by fire for the last day, was more than one thousand acres.
"The fire involved 569 people, 86 vehicles, 15 aircraft, including eight helicopters" — to be confirmed in a statement.
Fire season in the Far East because of the snowless winter came early. The situation is complicated by the careless use of fire in the forest, as well as burns dry grass that suit the locals. In Primorye and the Amur region continues to operate special fire mode. During the regime forbidden to visit the forest to plant in them the fires, burn dry grass.