The area of forest fires in the Tomsk region per day increased by a third

The total area of forest fires in the Tomsk region for the last day has increased by a third on Wednesday morning was almost 11,000 hectares, told Deputy Governor Igor Shaturny.

According to the regional Emergencies Ministry in the region Wednesday morning there were 39 forest fires in the area of 10.999 thousand hectares, of which 12 were located in the area of 2.668 hectares. During the day, 11 fires occurred in the area of 144.5 hectares, eliminated seven Square 2.146 hectares.

According to him, the region Wednesday morning there were 39 forest fires in the area of 10.999 thousand hectares, of which 12 have been located. During the day there was 11 fires, eliminated seven.

"All the 11 fires occurred through the fault of the person next to settlements. Threats Settlements not" — said Shaturny.

According to him, for the last day Mi-26 helicopter rescued three EMERCOM mushroom, which were surrounded by a forest fire.

Shaturny noted that the fires in the region are working 4.5 thousand people, 681 pieces of equipment.

The head of the Tomsk meteorologist Alex Krutovsky told reporters that the agency takes a storm warning for abnormal heat, but leaves a warning for high fire risk in the region.

According to the regional Emergencies Ministry, for the last day of the aviation department has made 90 discharges water on the fire a total of 1.093 tons.

"Aviation group, involved in extinguishing forest fires, is 24 aircraft, including the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia — 12 aircraft. On August Russian Emergencies Ministry aircraft continued a massive forest fire," — said in a statement.

Directly involved in fire suppression 1.715 thousand people and 241 vehicles.

According Oblkomprirody in Tomsk and Strezhevoy (oil town in the north of the region) on Wednesday morning, the content of carbon monoxide is not excessive.

On Wednesday in Tomsk after four improvement in the weather could come back a little, there is a smell of burning. In this case, the Tomsk airport, which last week because I can work with large disruptions, Wednesday rezhie operating normally.

In the forests of the region continues to operate a state of emergency.

According to meteorologist Tomsk, August 1, in the Tomsk region in places expected rains.

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