A forest fire remains unquenched in Siberia — the fourth day you can not eliminate the center in a national park in Buryatia, said on Thursday the county Department of Forestry.
"In the forest lands in the regions of the Siberian Federal District continues to operate one forest fire in the Trans-Baikal National Park, an area of 4 hectares. Barguzinsky This area of the Buryat Republic," — said in a statement.
The Office notes that the fire is fully localized. Extinguishing work ten specialists Forest Service.
As previously reported by the press secretary of the Republican AGENCY Forestry Alexander Yegorov, the fire was discovered on the morning of September 24 area of 3.5 hectares, in difficult terrain.
Acting director of the joint management "reserve Podlemorye" Nicholas Makoveev said the cause of the fire has not been determined, but the experts found in the forest fireplace and tend to believe that the forest caught fire due to careless handling of fire.
According to the department, the rest of the district for the last day of forest fires have been reported.
Threats to human settlements and economic facilities in the area do not.
In order to stabilize the forest fire situation remains special fire mode (restriction on visiting forest) across the Trans-Baikal region, in three areas of the Republic of Buryatia. Regime continues to act in emergency situations Kolpashevsky region of Tomsk region.