Five Russian Emergencies Ministry aircraft, including amphibious aircraft Be-200, are struggling with large forest fire which started on Friday in Noginsk near Moscow, told RIA Novosti the regional government agency.
Information on forest fire area about 35 hectares in area-km highway Gorky came to the panel on duty "01" to 13.35. According to preliminary information, the fire was careless use of fire.
"In place of emergency now employs eight fire brigades, three helicopters Ka-32, Mi-26 and a multi-Be-200ES," — said the source.
He added that he plans to attract another amphibian aircraft Be-200ES.
The threat of the nearest settlement is not dead and there were no injuries.