Nearly four thousand hectares of forest burning in Siberia

 The area of forest fires in Siberia for the past day has increased from 2.656 to 3.896 thousands of thousands of hectares, the most difficult situation is in Tuva, said on Wednesday the District Department of Forestry.

"The Siberian Federal District are 48 forest fires in the area of 3.896 hectares, in five major areas to 2.155 thousand hectares," — said in a statement.

In Tuva, at the moment there are 13 wildfires in the area of 2.985 hectares, out of which 1.314 thousand hectares — forest.

"On the territory of the subject are four major fires in Chadanskom, Turan and Barum-Khemchik areas totaling 1.59 thousand hectares," — said the agency.

Extinguishing fires currently working in the country 139 people, 19 units of fire engines, four air cushion. The regional authorities have requested assistance and wait for paratroopers from the Federal Reserve Central air base.

Newly registered fire in the forests of Transbaikalia. But while this is one fire in area of 4.5 hectares and, of intelligence, he is localized. Also one fire recorded in Buryatia, in an area of 1.5 hectares.

In the nearby Irkutsk region has three forest fires in the area of 20 hectares.

Noticeable than in previous days, increased the area of the fires in the Krasnoyarsk region. There are 18 fires in the area of 711 hectares, eight of them in the area of 334 hectares located. All these centers have on Tuesday.

Forest continues to burn, and in two regions of Western Siberia. Thus, in the Tomsk region are nine fires in the area of 83 hectares. Three more fire in the area of 90 hectares registered in the Republic of Altai.

The Department notes that the most common reason for the occurrence of forest fires, as before, — selhozpaly, dry lightning and careless handling of fire.

How, in turn informs Siberian Center for Emergency Situations, for the past day were conducted 640 raids to detect cases of violations of fire safety in forests, made up of 16 administrative protocols.

Currently, in order to stabilize the forest fire emergency situation regime introduced in two districts of the Republic of Buryatia, in the three districts of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, in the four regions of the Republic of Tuva.

Special fire mode, intended to limit forest visits, operates throughout the Kemerovo and Novosibirsk regions, the Republic of Tuva, Altai, in five areas of the Republic of Buryatia, in nine districts of the Tomsk region, in 21 districts of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, in 19 districts of the Irkutsk region, in the Trans-Baikal Territory in the three districts of the Omsk region.

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