Number of forest fires in Russia over the weekend has not changed for five seats, the most difficult situation is observed in the forests of the Tomsk region, according to the Federal Forestry Agency (FFA).
"As of Monday morning in Russia on forest lands are five forest fires in the area of 63 hectares. In Tomsk region, there are two forest fires in the area of 59 hectares, in the Republic of Buryatia — one forest fire in the area of four hectares, in the Krasnoyarsk region — two forest fire in the area of less than one hectare, "- said in a statement.
According to the summary of the forest department, over the past day 22 extinguished the fire, and the fire had covered 69 hectares, including 59 hectares of forest area. For fire involved 212 people, 78 pieces of fire equipment, 5 aircraft.
As predicted by the agency, in the next few days in some areas are expected to increase fire risk.
"High, places extreme fire danger is expected on September 11-12, in the south-east of Kalmykia, in the northwest of the Rostov region, Stavropol Krai, Kurgan, Orenburg, in the south-west of the Omsk region, in the west of the Altai region, in the Tomsk region , in the south-east and Evenkia in the Irkutsk region, on September 12 — in the north Dagestan and in Tuva "- note the FFA.