Russian Emergencies Ministry in connection with the stabilization of the situation with the wildfires in the country has reduced the number of night fire groups are almost 8000 people, leaving only 50,000, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a representative of the National Center for Crisis Management (National Emergency Management Center) department.
Earlier fire in the RF group was reduced by more than 212,000 people, or 80%. "Now, fire safety provide 50 thousand and 16.4 thousand pieces of equipment, including 25 aircraft," — said the representative of the National Emergency Management Center.
According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the country continues to operate ten wildfires total area of 40.7 hectares (one day earlier — 13 fires on the area of 94.2 hectares).
Previously, agencies reported that this year the high risk that wildfires and agricultural palov on settlements, garden plots and the economy is predicted in Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk, Tyumen, Omsk and Amur regions.
In addition, according to the Emergencies Ministry, in the danger zone may be 1.1 thousand social facilities, 3000 transmission lines, gas pipelines 536, 407 and 856 of the railway road.