Chukotka Governor Roman Kopin has signed a decree on the introduction in four district forestry district special fire safety conditions due to the high danger of wildfires, the press service of county government.
According to the Department of Forestry in the Far Eastern Federal District for the last day in Chukotka was liquidated four forest fires, another managed to localize. According to the Department on Tuesday evening, the District continues to blaze three forest fires.
"The current situation with the natural and tundra fires in the region today is under the strict control of the Government of Chukotka. Markowski on site, Bilibino, Omolon and Anyui Chukotka district forestry Forestry introduced a special fire safety," — said the press service of the government.
Introduction of a special fire safety conditions due to a higher grade because of the fire hazard established dry and hot weather and lack of precipitation. Mode will operate as long as the fire rating class will not decrease. Special regime will operate for as long as the fire rating class will not decrease.
"The special fire mode prevents the territories forestry, in particular, plant fires and carry out work related to the use of an open flame. Moreover, in these areas up to twice a day, ground patrols … also strengthens the regional representatives of the media, brought to the attention of local residents on the current situation, "- said in a statement.
According to the information, the "Base aviation forest protection," in the district forestry Bilibinskii found two forest fires. At present, forest fire 40 workers involved aircraft fire department and three aircraft, the report says.