Small forest fire was Friday in Bashkortostan, said FFA

A forest fire remains unquenched in Russia (Bashkortostan), and the fire danger remains in the two regions of the Southern Federal District, the Federal Forestry Agency (FFA).

"As of Friday in Russia's forest land has one forest fire in Bashkiria area of one hectare. Threats settlements and no economy," — said in a statement.

As noted by the Forestry Department, for the past twenty eight were put out forest fires, and the fire had covered 52 hectares, including 49 hectares of forest area. To extinguish fires brought 60 people, 17 units of fire equipment, one aircraft.

Meanwhile, as predicted by the Forestry Department in the coming weekend is high, sometimes extreme fire danger is expected in Astrakhan and Kalmykia.

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