Number of forest fires in Russia during day unchanged at eight centers

 Number of forest fires in Russia for the last day has not changed and is eight seats, the most difficult situation is stored in the forests of the Tomsk region, according to the Federal Forestry Agency (FFA).

"As of Wednesday morning in Russia on forest land are eight forest fires in the area of 155 hectares. Four of the forest fire in the area of 131 hectares — in the Tomsk region," — said in a statement.

According to the summary of the forest department, over the past day 24 extinguished the fire, and the fire had passed 261 hectares, including 155 hectares of forest area. To extinguish fires brought 309 people, 92 units of fire equipment, 9 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 in the Rostov region, Stavropol region, northern Dagestan, Kurgan, Omsk and Tomsk regions, western Altai, Tuva, in the southeast of Evenkia in the Irkutsk region," — noted in FFA.

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