Forest protection staff for the last day in the Far East extinguished 13 wildfires continue to blaze another 19-Tb, said on Monday the Department of Forestry in the Far Eastern Federal District.
"Over the past day in the Far East was reported 41 wildfires 15 in Khabarovsk Krai, 17 in Yakutia, four in the Amur region, five in Chukotka. Specialists managed to eliminate 13 of them, nine were localized," — said the agency.
The area of forest fires, traversed for the last day fire was 652 hectares. Were involved in fire 893 people, 119 vehicles and 14 aircraft.
"As of Monday morning in the Far East continue to blaze 19 wildfires. Threats settlements and no economy" — to be confirmed in a statement.
Fire season in the Far East because of the snowless winter came early. The situation is complicated by the careless use of fire in the forest, as well as burns dry grass that suit the locals.