FFA will send to Ugra and Yamal paratroopers

FFA will transfer to Khanty-Manskiysky Autonomous District (Yugra) 86 paratroopers, in addition, 15 paratroopers arrive on Yamal for forest fires in these regions, said the Department of Forestry in the Urals Federal District.

"In the framework of inter-regional maneuver forces and fire extinguishing FFA is considering the transfer of 86 staff to Ugra Airborne Fire Department, of which 50 will be allocated from the federal reserve, and 36 — in the Sverdlovsk region. On fighting forest fires in the Yamal will attract 15 professional paratroopers and fire from the Tyumen region, "- said in a statement.

Led to greater firefighters, explains department, became high temperatures, strong winds and dry lightning storm, which again exacerbated the situation with wildfires in the Ural region.

At present, the effect on the Yamal large forest fire in the "upper-Taz" Sanctuary, where the fire had already damaged 380 hectares of forest. In addition, in the forests of the two districts of Ugra introduced a state of emergency.

Office also recalls that on 2 June 2012 in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District has had to be moved a detachment of 90 marines, which helped to stabilize the forest fire situation in the region by 8 June.

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