The area of natural fires in Oblivskaya district of Rostov region, which began on Tuesday, increased to 90 hectares, told RIA Novosti the region GUMCHS Abramchenko Marina.
Earlier it was reported that the fire acts on an area of 50 hectares. According GUMCHS, the message that light up the landscape near the village of Pine, has arrived at 17.20.
"Of all the fire 22 hectares — is belts. Arrived at the scene the helicopter Mi-8. Threats Settlements not" — said Abramchenko.
She added that it has also increased the number of vehicles taking part in extinguishing the fire — from 27 to 38 units.