More than 30 forest fires in the area of more than three thousand acres are raging in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, the number of fires per day increased by two, said on Tuesday the press service of the District Emergency Management.
"For the past day within the county arose 14 wildfires, 11 fires eliminated. Goes extinguishing wildfires 32, ten of which are localized. Threats settlements and no economy," — said in a statement.
In particular, the Emergency Situations Ministry's Pur extinguish 21 forest fires on an area of 1.7 hectares. The work involved 135 rescuers "Yamalspasa" special MES and helicopter.