The area of forest fires in Siberia increased to 63.4 thousand hectares

The area of forest fires in Siberia for the past day has increased from 56.622 to 63.405 thousand hectares, on Saturday morning reported 68 outbreaks, reports Siberian Center of MOE.

"Acts 68 lesions (decrease of 32 per day) of forest fires on an area of 63.405 thousand hectares (an increase of 6.783 thousand hectares.) Is localized 28 fires in the area of 26.832 hectares. Has 38 centers of large fires in the area of 60.538 thousand hectares, 17 fires are localized to the area of 25.553 thousand hectares, "- said in a statement.

Forest remains, mostly burns in eastern Siberia. Thus, in the Trans-Baikal region over the past day registered 69 forest fires in 18 districts of the region, managed to eliminate 22, the remaining 47 are in the area of over 61 hectares.

As the boundary GUMCHS, 20 fires are localized, the remaining 27 continue to spread over an area of 35.2 hectares. Among them came from Mongolia on Thursday prairie fire, to date it has spread over an area of one thousand hectares, of which 750 hectares — the forest.

Siberian Center for Emergency Situations reports that the Trans-Baikal region increased fire severity occurred "due to lack of power and resources, and the use of tactics by the oncoming fire fell."

In neighboring Buryatia, according to the National Forestry Agency, over the past day found 15 new forest fires in the area of 1.854 thousand hectares, including two fires on the area of 4.1 hectares in Ulan-Ude.

According to the department, eliminated over the past day 22 of the hearth, the area affected by fires — 600.42 hectares. At present, the control are 23 forest fires on the area 6.765 thousand hectares, of which 10 are located in the centers of the area 3.279 hectares.

Siberian Center for Emergency Situations said that the main causes of the fires — the activity of the local population and agricultural burns.

For the past day the raid was conducted on 503 cases of violation of forest fire safety, compiled 176 administrative protocols.

At present, the elimination of existing centers in the district involved 2013 people and 333 pieces of equipment. To limit access to the forests and monitor the situation put the post in 1321, including 302 stationary.

MOE warns that weather conditions in the coming day will contribute to the emergence and increasing wildfires almost the entire county. "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 region, the Altai and Trans-Baikal Territory, the Republic of Altai, Buryatia, Tuva," — said in a statement.

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