Forest fire put out in the Krasnoyarsk region over the past day fires on more than a thousand acres, now the fire covered more than 2.5 thousand hectares, according to Department of FFA in the Siberian Federal District.
"Throughout the day experts Forest Service eliminated 27 forest fires on the total area of more than one thousand acres. According to the information of the Krasnoyarsk forest fire center, on 13.00 (MSK), June 19, at the Krasnoyarsk region were 75 forest fires on the total area of 2566 hectares. Of these, 17 centers on the area of 884 hectares is located in the near future to eliminate, "- said in a statement.
As pointed out in the forest department, there is no threat to human settlements. According to preliminary information, the cause of most forest fires that are burning in the Angara and Yenisei group areas were dry thunderstorms.
Meanwhile, last week, the FFA has thrown about 100 firefighters, paratroopers from the Federal Reserve Office in Krasnoyarsk forest fire in order to stabilize the situation at the request of local authorities.
"Currently involved in putting 1290 people and 135 pieces of equipment, fire-monitoring of the situation in the region had 24 aircraft, including aircraft" TWIN ", equipped with the necessary technology for the rapid detection of fires," — noted in the department.
Also due to the dry and hot weather foresters refer to residents of the region with a request to temporarily refrain from going into the forest and follow the rules of fire safety.