Nine wildfires on more than a thousand acres a day came in Yakutia, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday a Republican Emergency Management.
According to the source, four fires on an area 266 hectares was extinguished, now experts are trying to put out the fires in five natural area of over 793 hectares.
"To fire attracted 281 people and about 50 pieces of equipment," — said the representative of the Ministry for Emergencies.
Since the beginning of fire season in Yakutia orders of heads of municipalities banned selhozpaly (burning herbs) in 20 districts — Aldan, Amga, Verkhnevilyuisk Vilyuisk, Horn, Lena, Megino-Kangalassky, Mirny, Kobyayskom, Namsky, Neryungri, Nyurbinskaya, Olyekminsky, Suntara , Tomponsky, Ust-Maya, the Ust-Aldan, and Khangalassky Churapcha areas, the city of Yakutsk.
Chapter Khangalassky district of Yakutia introduced last Friday in a municipality a special fire safety due to the increasing incidence of forest fires.