The area of forest fires, operating in the Krasnoyarsk region, a day has doubled — from 6000 to 12.2 thousand hectares, told RIA Novosti GUMCHS the region.
"The region has 88 forest fires on the area of 12.2 thousand hectares in 12 districts. Involved in extinguishing 1.460 thousand people and 177 pieces of equipment," — told the agency.
By fighting, in addition, brought 24 aircraft. In areas where the fire spread to the side of settlements, organized constant availability of joint police stations, forestry, local government and volunteers. Immediate threat to human settlements there.
At present, the region has a state of emergency was introduced on July 26.