More than four thousand hectares of forest burning in Siberia

The area of forest fires in Siberia for the past day is 4.37 thousand hectares, the forest burns in the eastern regions of the district, said on Monday Siberian Center of MOE.

"Are 46 forest fires on the total area 4.372 hectares. 18 is localized fires in the area 1.465 hectares. Centers are nine major fires on the area of 3.320 thousand hectares," — said in a release.

The most complicated situation in Buryatia. Here, according to the national forestry agency, over the past day liquidated eight forest fires, their area — 884.74 hectares.

"At present, the control has eight forest fires on the area of 3.29 hectares. Localized one of them the fire on the area 610 hectares," — said in a statement.

All eight of the fires are in Zakamensky District.

In the Trans-Baikal region over the past day ten registered forest fires. Half of them — in Mogochinsky area, only one of them is localized.

"According to aerial reconnaissance, the cause of forest fires is the activity of the local population, to be precise — unauthorized fell dry grass", — stated in the regional Emergencies Ministry.

Put out over the past day have only one fire, another nine are acting on an area 352 hectares.

"The second day in a row you can not put out a forest fire in Petrovsk-Transbaikal area. Today it is the largest forest fires in the Trans-Baikal, has passed 142 hectares of forest and continues to grow," — said MOE.

According GUMCHS Russia's Krasnoyarsk region, the region has seven forest fires on an area of 37 hectares. The cause of the three fires — the activity of the local population, for other reason established. Large forest fires no, no threat to human settlements.

In the republic of Tuva for the past day had been eliminated 11 fires on an area 1.069 hectares. Now no active forest fires.

For the past day in Siberia conducted 649 raids to detect cases of violations of fire safety in forests, composed 112 administrative protocols. To limit access to the forests and monitor the situation put about 1.3 thousand posts, including 230 stationary.

"The most dangerous fire on the transition in the residential areas, power generation facilities, electric poles and other objects are the areas with the estimated high fire danger classes — Kemerovo, Omsk, Tomsk, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk region, the Altai and Krasnoyarsk Krai, Republic of Altai, Buryatia and Tuva "- said the agency.

Also notes that in the coming days are likely transboundary fires, both in Russia (Omsk, Novosibirsk region, the Altai Territory, the Republic of Buryatia, Tuva, Altai, Transbaikalia territory) and adjacent countries (Kazakhstan, Mongolia and China).

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