A group of one hundred paratroopers sent to Krasnoyarsk for fighting forest fires, another 60 Marines went to put out the forest in the Tomsk region, said the report "Avialesookhrana" (a division of the Federal Forestry Agency).
"In the wake of the forest fire situation in the Krasnoyarsk Krai and Tomsk region 27 June 2012 on the orders of the operational headquarters of the Federal Forestry Agency (FFA) in the inter-regional maneuvers to assist in fighting forest fires is further directed to the Tomsk region 35 paratroopers from reserve "Avialesookhrana", 25 paratroopers from the Komi Republic, "- said in a statement.
It clarifies the agency on Wednesday morning in the Krasnoyarsk region are 79 forest fires on an area of 10.6 thousand hectares, in the Tomsk region — 19 forest fires in the area of 6.4 thousand homes. In extinguishing fires in the Krasnoyarsk region involved more than 1,6 thousand people in the Tomsk region — 329 people.
"Forest fire situation is complicated by weather conditions — high air temperatures, lack of rain, the wind," — said in a statement.
Meanwhile, prosecutors demanded the Krasnoyarsk Territory to organize a more effective job of fighting forest fires.
As the supervisory authority, the head of the regional forestry agency directed the perceived need to increase the number of vehicles used in fire and specialists, as well as the requirement to prosecute officials who have committed mistakes in the organization of fire.