Wildfires completely extinguished in three Russian regions

Forest and peat fires are completely eliminated in the three federal regions of the country, in the other situation stabilizes, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, a representative of the National Center for Crisis Management (National Emergency Management Center) Russian Emergencies Ministry.

"The situation continues to stabilize, completely put out the fire in Siberia (Altai Territory), the Urals (Kurgan, Tyumen Region), and Volga (Kirov, Orenburg region) federal districts," — said the source.

He noted that the fire danger classes decreased in Tatarstan, Irkutsk, Omsk, and Amur regions, and in the Jewish Autonomous Region.

"In these regions controls, effort and money transferred to the mode of operation of everyday activities," — said the representative of the National Emergency Management Center.

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the country continues to have effect on 20 wildfires, the most difficult situation is stored in the forests of the Khabarovsk Territory.

As reported earlier, the Office, in 2012, a high risk that wildfires and agricultural palov on settlements, garden plots and the economy is predicted in Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk, Tyumen, Omsk and Amur regions.

In the danger zone may also be 1.1 thousand social facilities, 3000 lines, 536 oil and gas pipelines, 407 railway stations and 856 highways.

According to the forecast, the excess of the average annual values of landscape fires (the number of seats and the area) is expected in Bashkortostan, Buryatia, Komi, Perm, Altai, Krasnoyarsk, Trans-Baikal, Khabarovsk and Primorye territories, Kaliningrad, Voronezh, Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kirov, Sverdlovsk , Tyumen and Omsk regions.

According to MOE, in 2011, the country was 21.1 thousands of forest fires (in 2010 — 34.8 thousand) of the total area of 1.67 million hectares (in 2010 — 2.45 million).

The most difficult situation in some periods of the fire season shape in Yakutia, Komi Republic, Buryatia, Khabarovsk, Trans-Baikal, Krasnoyarsk regions, Arkhangelsk and Irkutsk regions.

In the North-West, Ural, Siberian and Far Eastern federal districts accounted for 88% of the total number of forest fires occurred, and 99% of the area traversed by fire.

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