Forest protection specialists for the last day in the Far East put out forest fire 22, said on Monday the Department of Forestry in the Far Eastern Federal District.
"Over the past day in the Far East there were 93 forest fires (69 in Khabarovsk, 11 — in the Sakhalin region, five — in Yakutia, Amur region, three — in Primorye. Specialists managed to eliminate 22 of them. Another 16 fires localized "- said in a statement.
It is noted that the area affected by the fire in the woods for the last day, 2000 was 692 hectares. Were involved in fire 1000 465, 367 vehicles, 15 aircraft.
"As of Monday morning in the Far East continue to blaze 55 forest fires" — to be confirmed in a statement.
Fire season in the Far East because of the snowless winter came early. The situation is complicated by the careless use of fire in the forest, as well as burns dry grass that suit the locals.
To stabilize the forest fire situation a regime of emergency in five regions of the Amur region, in one area of Yakutia, in one area of the Sakhalin region. Special fire mode (restriction on visiting forests) is introduced in the entire territory of Primorsky Krai, the Jewish Autonomous Region in five districts of the Khabarovsk Krai, in eight districts of Yakutia, in two areas of Kamchatka, in one area of the Magadan region, in five areas of the Sakhalin region.