Forest protection staff for the last day in the Far East was extinguished six fires, according to Department of Forestry in the Far Eastern Federal District.
"In the Far East for the last day there were 37 forest fires. Forces Forest Service was eliminated six fires, another 11 have been contained," — said in a release.
The region continues to have effect on 20 wildfires. Area affected by the fire at night, was 1.592 thousand hectares, of which the area covered by forest is 754 hectares. Were involved in fire 798 people, 100 vehicles and 19 aircraft. The main identified causes of forest fires — lightning and careless handling of fire.