Area of forest fires in Siberia reduced daily to 14.6 thousand hectares

Area of forest fires in the regions of the Siberian Federal District for the past day decreased by 3.7 thousand hectares and currently is 14.6 thousand, forests burn in the Krasnoyarsk region, Buryatia, Tuva, Tomsk and Irkutsk regions, said on Thursday the district forestry department .

"As of July 5 on the forest lands of the Siberian Federal District eliminated 38 forest fires in the area of 17.9 thousand hectares, including the eight largest in the area of 17.8 thousand hectares," — said in a statement.

Firefighters and Forest Service have been contained 25 forest fires in the area of 8000 hectares. For the past day the fire covered 13.5 thousand hectares. To extinguish fires brought 2.2 thousand people, 198 pieces of fire equipment, 37 aircraft.

"As of today, in the Siberian Federal District operates 98 forest fires in the area of 14.6 thousand hectares. During the day, the area of forest fires has reduced by 1.2 times," — noted in the department.

In the Krasnoyarsk region over the past day by forest guards managed to eliminate 20 forest fires in the area of almost 7.7 thousand hectares, 12 more fires in the area of almost 3,000 hectares located. Currently reported 65 forest fires in the area of 7.3 thousand hectares, of which four large fire.

The largest number of fires recorded in the aircraft is not easily accessible area of northern areas. Just on the edge of forest fire fighting uses almost 1.5 thousand people, 154 units of fire engines, 20 aircraft. In extinguishing fires in the Krasnoyarsk Territory help 283 workers FBU "Avialesookhrana." Emergency mode introduced across the province since June 26.

In the Tomsk region has 20 forest fires in the area of 4.2 thousand hectares. For the past day had been eliminated five fires on the area of 10.3 thousand hectares. Thanks to the help of experts "Avialesookhrana" managed to eliminate two major forest fires in the Alexander area and reduce the size of fires in half. All fires in the entity operating in the aviation, rugged terrain.

Emergency mode is entered throughout the Tomsk region from June 25. Working on putting 474 people, 23 units of fire engines, three air cushion.

In Tuva raging forest fires in the seven area of 3.1 hectares. All fires are localized. The forest fire situation is under control, there is no threat to human settlements. Since June 6, emergency treatment is available throughout the country. On firefighting work 112 people, including 48 people airborne Services Federal Reserve FBU "Avialesookhrana."

In the Irkutsk region recorded four forest fires in the area of 51 hectares. Threats to human settlements and economic facilities in the area do not. In most parts of the Siberian Federal District, established dry and hot weather, forest protection experts asked to observe the rules of fire safety in forests and plant fires in the wrong place.

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