Number of forest fires in Russia over the past day has increased from 233 to 254 seats, the most difficult situation is in the forests of Siberia and the Urals, said FFA.
According to authorities, over the past day by fire covered 9.6 thousand hectares, including 8.3 thousand hectares of forest area. FFA professionals one day could eliminate 137 forest fires.
"As of Tuesday morning in Russia there are 254 forest fires, 252 of them fire on forest land, two — on the lands of specially protected areas (Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Khabarovsk Territory)," — said agency.
As detailed in the report, in the Krasnoyarsk region are 74 forest fires in the area of 11.8 hectares, in the Tomsk region has 21 forest fires on the area 6.4 thousand hectares in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District — 32 forest fires on an area of 3, one thousand acres.
Hydromet is projected for the following three days of extreme fire danger is expected in the woods to the east of the Southern Federal District, in the south of the Saratov and Sverdlovsk regions, as well as in the Kurgan, Chelyabinsk region, in the east of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District, Tomsk, Novosibirsk and Kemerovo regions , most of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, Khakassia and Tuva, the Irkutsk region in the west, east of Yakutia, south of Khabarovsk Territory and Kamchatka, Sakhalin and in the Krasnodar region.
It clarifies the FFA, 181 fire trooper is currently working in the Krasnoyarsk region, 50 firefighters — in Tuva, 49 — in the Tomsk Region, 73 — in Yakutia, 86 — in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District, 26 troopers are on the Yamal Peninsula.