Number of forest fires in Russia over the weekend dropped from 12 to 10 seats

Number of forest fires in Russia over the weekend has fallen from 12 to 10 seats, the most difficult situation is stored in forests Kamchatka, the Federal Forestry Agency (FFA).

"As of Monday morning on the forest lands are ten forest fires in the area of 447 hectares. Four of the fires are in the Krasnoyarsk Territory in the area 162 hectares, three — in Kamchatka on the area 241 hectares, and three — in the Tomsk region in the area 44 hectare, "- said in a statement.

According to the summary of the forest department, over the past day 13 fires were extinguished, and the fire had covered 283 hectares, including 278 hectares of forest area. To extinguish prosecuted 351 people, 61 units of fire equipment, 13 aircraft.

As predicted by the agency, in the next few days in some regions is expected deterioration in fires, mainly in the forests of the Siberian and Southern Federal Districts.

"High, places extreme fire danger is expected on September 4-6, in the northwest of the Murmansk region, in the south-east of the Republic of Kalmykia, southern Astrakhan region, in the Orenburg region, the central regions of the Krasnoyarsk region, in south-eastern Evenkia" — note the FFA .

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