Area of forest fires in Siberia decreased almost threefold

The area of forest fires in Siberia for the past day dropped by almost three times — on Thursday morning wood burning in the area of 33.7 hectares, according to the District Department of Forestry.

"Today, in the district are nine forest fires in the area of 33.7 hectares," — said in a statement.

Wednesday morning in the district were 12 seats on the area 93 hectares.

During the day, the forces of forest protection liquidated 15 new and previously recorded forest fires in the area of 136 hectares.

According to the agency, now threats settlements and economy in the area do not.

In order to stabilize the forest fire situation remains special fire mode (assuming the restriction on visiting forest) across the Trans-Baikal region and the Tomsk region.

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