The area of forest fires in Siberia for the past day has decreased from 10.47 thousand to 8.326 thousand hectares, said on Thursday the county Department of Forestry.
"In the Woodland district are 38 forest fires in the area of 8.326 hectares in the Krasnoyarsk region, the Altai Republic, Tomsk and Irkutsk regions," — said in a statement.
The Office notes that the area of forest fires in the Krasnoyarsk region was reduced by 1.4 times. As of Thursday morning, in the Region reported 23 forest fires in the area of 3.884 hectares.
On fighting forest fires in the Krasnoyarsk region are now working 760 people, including more than 300 paratroopers, 32 units of fire equipment, 13 aircraft.
It also reduces the area of the fires in the Tomsk region — currently in the field were 12 seats on the area 4.423 hectares. To fight fires in the region involving 764, 50 units of fire engines, 15 aircraft. Including more than 300 fires extinguish paratroopers who came to the aid of the other regions.
Two fire in the area of 14 hectares registered in the Irkutsk region, two focus on the area of 40 hectares by now eliminated.
In the Altai Republic is marked on one fire area of 5 hectares.
According to authorities, threatening human settlements and economic facilities in the area do not.
In order to stabilize the forest fire situation persists mode emergency throughout the territory of Tomsk and Krasnoyarsk Krai.
Special fire mode, involving restriction on visiting forests, operates throughout the Republic of Altai, in two areas of the Trans-Baikal region, in two districts of the Omsk region.