More than 10,000 hectares of forest continues to burn in Siberia

More than 10,000 hectares of forest continues to burn in Siberia, on Wednesday morning reported 58 outbreaks, according to the District Department of Forestry.

On Tuesday morning the district was noted 62 forest fires in the area of 10.538 hectares. For the past day liquidated 31 forest fire on the area 9.668 hectares. However, because of the old centers of area expansion and new situation has not changed.

"In the Woodland district are 58 forest fires in the area of 10.47 hectares in Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk and Omsk regions," — said in a statement.

In this case, the Office notes that, in the Tomsk region, where the last time remained the most difficult situation, the number and size of forest fires for the third day are steadily declining.

"Today, the region comprises 24 forest fires in the area of 4.592 hectares. Past day liquidated six forest fires in the area of 2.216 thousand hectares, including the three largest in the area of 2.16 hectares in Verkhneketskyi, Alexander and Kargasoksom areas. Twelve fires Square 2.785 thousand hectares are located, "- said the department.

To fight a fire in the area involved more than 900 people and 61 units of fire equipment, 15 aircraft. This number more than 400 paratroopers who came to the aid of the other regions.

Also, according to the agency, to stabilize the situation in the Krasnoyarsk region. For the past day in the region eliminated 11 forest fires in the area of 7.391 thousand hectares, including the two largest in the area of 6.4 thousand hectares. Another 18 seats in the square 4.401 thousand hectares localized.

At the moment, the province reported 32 forest fires in the area of 5.499 hectares. Extinguishing fires involved 948 people, including more than 300 paratroopers, 85 units of fire equipment, 11 aircraft.

In Omsk region marked by two forest fire in the area of 379 hectares, three focus on an area of 23.5 hectares, occurred on Tuesday, it was possible to eliminate.

In addition, over the past day were eliminated wildfires in the Altai region — five on the area of 11 hectares, the Novosibirsk region — an area of five hectares 24.72, Tuva — one focus on the area of 2 hectares.

The Department notes that the threats to human settlements and economic facilities in the area do not.

In order to stabilize the emergency mode is saved in the entire territory of the Tomsk region, Krasnoyarsk Krai and the Republic of Tuva.

Special fire mode (restriction on visiting forests) acts on the entire territory of the Republic of Altai, in two areas of the Trans-Baikal region, in seven districts of the Omsk region.

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