Number of forest fires in Russia during day reduced to 57 seats

 Number of forest fires in Russia for the last day fell from 74 to 57 seats, the most difficult situation is stored in the forests of the Siberian and Far Eastern federal districts, said the FFA.

According to authorities on Wednesday, in Russia there are 57 forest fires on an area of 4.3 thousand hectares, all on forest land. Threats to settlements and no economy.

The most difficult situation, according to the FFA, is stored in the Siberian and Far Eastern Federal Districts. Thus, in the Krasnoyarsk region has 22 forest fires in the area of 1.8 thousand hectares, in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) — seven forest fires in the area of 1,7 hectares, in the Tomsk region — and seven forest fires in the area 635 hectares.

"High, places extreme fire danger from 16 to 18 August in the south predicted the Arkhangelsk region in the west of Krasnodar Krai, Rostov, Volgograd, Saratov, Samara and Orenburg, Chelyabinsk region in the south, in the Irkutsk region," — said the agency .

The main causes of forest fires are weather, selhozpaly and careless handling of fire, said the FFA.

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