Regional authorities lifted emergency mode, introduced on June 26 at the Krasnoyarsk region because of the situation with forest fires, said a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry of the region.
According to her, since the declaration of the emergency situation in the region remained tense, but controlled situation with forest fires. Over the weekend in the region, there were more than 50 forest fires on the total area of about 19,000 hectares. Increase in the number of fires and the area has been associated with the established in the region of dry and hot weather. In the northern areas of the province the situation is complicated strong winds associated with the passage of the cyclone. With the majority of seats in the aircraft operated is not easily accessible area and poses no threat locations.
For battling fires Krasnoyarsk paratroopers were sent to colleagues at the Federal Reserve, the central air base. As the host of rapidly deployed to areas with the most difficult fire situation: Boguchansky, Kezhemsky, Yenisei, North-Yenisei.
"The decision to send additional forces of our land paratroopers fire FFA was taken prompt and timely. Thanks to the joint efforts of a few days we were able to reverse the situation and reduce the area of multiple fires. Starting today lifted emergency mode," — said the agency interlocutor.
Currently in the region there have been 37 fires in the total area of more than eight thousand hectares. Settlements no threat. According to preliminary information, the cause of the fire was dry thunderstorms. Currently, the largest number of fires recorded in the aircraft is not easily accessible area of northern areas.