Number of forest fires in Russia during day increased to 176 seats

Number of forest fires in Russia per day increased from 141 to 176 seats, the most complex situation remains in Siberia and the Far East, according to the FFA.

According to authorities, a day liquidated 111 forest fires, including two big ones.

Today in Russia there are 176 forest fires, of which 172 focus on the forest lands of Russia, two fires — in Buryatia and the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, the lands of specially protected areas, two more fires in Chukotka, in the lands of reindeer pastures .

"No threats settlements and no economy," — said in a statement.

According to FFA, the most difficult situation is developing in the forests of the Siberian and Far Eastern Federal Districts. In particular, in the Krasnoyarsk region are 62 forest fires in the area of 8.6 hectares, in Tuva — 17 forest fires in the area of 3.6 thousand hectares.

The main cause of forest fires — selhozpaly, thunderstorms, and careless handling of fire, said the FFA.

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