Number of forest fires in Russia one day has changed, there are 11 centers

Number of forest fires in Russia for the last day did not change at 11 centers, the most difficult situation is in the forests of the Khabarovsk Territory, said the FFA.

"As of Thursday morning, in Russia there are 11 forest fires in the area of 485 acres, all on forest land, four of them — in the Khabarovsk Krai in the area of 480 hectares. Detection eliminated the day 15 fires. For extinguishing fires brought 300 people, 83 unit of fire fighting equipment, the six aircraft, "- said in a forestry department.

As noted by the FFA, in the coming days is expected complex situation in the forests of the Siberian and Southern Federal Districts.

"High, places extreme fire danger from 24 to 26 August are expected in the south-east of the Republic of Kalmykia, southern Astrakhan and Novosibirsk regions, in the Altai 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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