More than 18,000 hectares of forests continue to burn in Siberia

The area of forest fires in the Siberian Federal District for the past day has decreased by 600 acres and currently stands at almost 18.3 thousand hectares of forest burn in the Krasnoyarsk region, Buryatia, Tuva, Tomsk and Irkutsk regions, said on Wednesday the District Department of Forestry.

"As of July 4 on the forest lands of the Siberian Federal District eliminated 38 forest fires in the area of 5.6 thousand hectares, including the three largest in the area of 3.9 thousand hectares," — said in a statement.

Localized 30 forest fires in the area of 11.9 hectares. For the past day the fire covered about 5,000 acres of forest. For fire fighting attracts nearly 2000 people, 156 pieces of fire equipment, 37 aircraft.

"As of today, in the Siberian Federal District, of 90 forest fires on the area of 18.3 thousand hectares. During the day, the area of forest fires has decreased by almost 600 hectares," — said in a statement.

In the Krasnoyarsk region over the past day by forest guards managed to eliminate 27 forest fires in the area of nearly 5500 hectares. Another 20 fires in the area correlate localized. The region continues to blaze 56 forest fires in the area of 7.2 thousand hectares, of which six large an area 4.1 hectares. The largest number of fires recorded in the aircraft is not easily accessible area of northern areas.

Just on the edge of forest fire fighting involved 1,2 thousand people, 114 units of fire engines, 20 aircraft. "With the help of experts from the Federal Reserve FBU" Avialesookhrana "one can speak of the positive dynamics in reducing the area of the effective fire" — the report says. Emergency mode introduced across the province since June 26.

In the Tomsk region on Wednesday morning are 16 forest fires in the area of 9.2 thousand hectares, including three major fires in the area of 8.2 thousand hectares — all in the Alexander area, where there is still the most complex forest fire situation. Two of them are located on the area of 5.2 thousand hectares. All forest fires in the region are in the aviation, rugged terrain.

Emergency mode is entered throughout the Tomsk region from June 25. Extinguishing works 508 persons, 25 units of fire fighting equipment, the six aircraft.

In Tuva operates ten forest fires in the area of 1.8 hectares. The forest fire situation in the region is under control, there is no threat to human settlements. "Contribute to the stabilization of the situation and weather conditions — now been observed in the clouds, precipitation is expected to front", — reported in the forestry department. Since June 6, emergency treatment is available throughout the country. On fire fighting works 112 people, five units of fire engines, two air cushion.

In the Irkutsk region, there are six forest fires in the area of 44 hectares. Threats to human settlements and economic facilities in the area do not.

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