Two fires are on the reserve on the Yamal

 Two fire area of 27 hectares in the past day were found in a nature reserve "Upper Taz" in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region, said on Tuesday the forestry department in the Urals Federal District.

"The fire involved 28 employees forest protection of state fiscal institutions" Yamalspas "and Mi-8 helicopter. Causes of forest fires are specified," — said in a statement.

The Department notes that since the beginning of fire season in 2012 in the reserve recorded nine fires on an area of 6.6 thousand hectares, including forest fire area of 4.8 thousand hectares.

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