Emergency mode due to forest fires in the region declared the Tomsk region

Forest fire rages in less than 10 kilometers from the village Myldzhino Kargasoksky district of Tomsk region, the government announced in the emergency mode.

According to RIA Novosti deputy GUMCHS Russia's Tomsk region Mikhail Runner, extinguishing the fire involved more than 30 people, and four pieces of equipment, there sent two helicopters. Mobilize the population — more than 20 people working in the forest.

"We are not saying that there is a threat to human settlements, we say that it works nearby. Therefore, we consider the question of a possible evacuation. Task led settlements set — inform the local population that were ready, and if the fire turns to the side of the village We will bring out people. While the situation managed "- said Runner.

Chairman of the Committee for Defense and Emergencies of the regional administration Konstantin Belousov told the agency that the government announced in Kargasok area a state of emergency due to the deterioration of fire-setting.

In turn, the head Srednevasyuganskogo rural settlement, which includes the village Myldzhino Nicholas Verega told RIA Novosti that "the threat is there, but people are working."

According to the administration of the settlement, the village Myldzhino live about 500 people.

Earlier it was reported that the area of forest fires in the Tomsk region for the past day has increased five-fold — from 25 to 130.7 hectares. There were three new forest fires on an area of 115.5 hectares, eliminated one forest fire in the area of 20 hectares, located three forest fire in the area of 30.7 hectares.

Forest fires raged in the Tomsk region during the summer of 2012. In late June, the decision of the head of the region because of the situation with the wildfires in the region introduced a state of emergency (Emergency). In addition, the area has been restricted to the forests. A few weeks in the region kept smog, it spread to the neighboring city. The Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed the management MOE personally monitor the situation with the fire fighting in the region, after the Ministry sent to the Tomsk region of heavy aircraft and additional forces.

The situation returned to normal fire only at the beginning of August, after a massive fire, when the region was established more favorable weather (cold snap and rain). Emergency regime in the region was canceled on August 14, three days later by easing restrictions on visits to forests.

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