Authorities removed the Ugra emergency mode, introduced because of forest fires

Of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area — Yugra shot mode emergency regional character, introduced at the beginning of the summer due to the difficult situation the forest fire, but access to the forest people of the region are still banned, said on Monday the Department of Forestry in the Ural Federal District (UFD).

"Emergency Mode function in the region in June. Reasons for the decision served to stabilize the forest fire situation in the district," — said in a statement.

Meanwhile, in Ugra continues to operate a particular fire regime, under which citizens are denied access to the woods and travel to their vehicles.

Clarifies that for the past weekend by Forest Service eliminated 38 natural fires in Kurgan, Sverdlovsk, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area — Yugra and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District. As of 20 August, in the Urals Federal District are 14 forest fires. Area affected by natural ignitions per day, is 365 acres. Threats of economic facilities and settlements there.

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