The area of forest fires in Siberia for the past day decreased by 1.5 thousand hectares — up to 6.8 thousand hectares, said Tuesday the county Department of Forestry.
"Today, in the Siberian Federal District operates 105 forest fires in the area of 6.769 thousand hectares, including seven large — an area of 2.945 thousand hectares," — said in a statement.
The most difficult situation is stored in the Krasnoyarsk region. The Office notes that over the past day in the province was abolished and 28 new of the earlier forest fires in the area of 4.726 thousand hectares, including the two largest in the area — 2.81 hectares. However, on Tuesday morning there are 75 more forest fires in the area of 3.572 thousand hectares, of which two large — an area of 2.58 hectares. To extinguish fires in the region are involved 1290 people, including 100 in the paratroopers of the Federal Reserve, 94 units of fire engines, 23 air cushion.
Nine forest fires continue to operate in an area of Tuva 2.592 thousand hectares, including five major fires — an area of 2.365 hectares. In the republic of fire suppression are specialists from the Federal Reserve Avialesookhrana. A total of 215 people involved fire, 12 units of fire engines, three air cushion.
In Buryatia registered eight fires in the area of 76 hectares, including one forest fire in the area of 17 hectares in the Tunka National Park.
Eight more fires are in the Irkutsk region in the area 91 hectares.
The newly recorded fires in the Trans-Baikal region. As the boundary GUMCHS, Monday was extinguished forest fire 20 kilometers from Chita. The fire managed to eliminate an area of 2 hectares. Second wildfire acts Akshinskom area an area of 5 hectares, localize it so far. To fight it involved 16 people and three pieces of equipment.
In Western Siberia, still burning wood in the Tomsk region. Here on Tuesday morning there are eight fires in the area of 431 hectares.
According to the Department of Forestry, threatening human settlements and economic facilities in the area do not.
In order to stabilize the forest fire emergency situation regime introduced in 18 districts of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, on the whole territory of the Republic of Tuva.
Special fire mode (restriction on visiting forests) is valid throughout the Novosibirsk region and the Altai Republic, two regions of Buryatia, in 17 districts of the Irkutsk region, in five areas of the Trans-Baikal region, in five districts of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, in one area of the Omsk region.