FFA prepares for the transfer of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area — Yugra additional 50 paratroopers to put out forest fires, said Friday at a news conference at RIA Novosti chief FSI "Avialesookhrana" (division FFA) Andrey Kalinin.
According to the Forestry Agency, now in Ugra already working 166 paratroopers.
"We are preparing for the transfer of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Region in the near future for another 50 fighters forest special forces (paratroopers)," — he said.
At present, according to the head "Avialesookhrana" in Ugra are 44 forest fires on the total area of 1,7 hectares.
He explained that, in the region for 20 days remains hot weather (up to plus 30 degrees) without any precipitation. In this Roshydromet not predict any changes in weather conditions.