Number of forest fires in Siberia for the day has almost doubled — to 13, the area covered by fires, increased by 29%, according to the District Department of Forestry.
"Today, the district has 13 forest fires in the area of 265 hectares. Fires registered in the Krasnoyarsk and Tomsk region", — stated in the department.
Monday morning in Siberia was noted seven forest fires on the area of 206 hectares.
Eliminate over the past day have nine registered previously and new forest fires in the area of 41 hectares.
According to authorities, the threat settlements and economy in the area do not.
In order to stabilize the forest fire situation remains special fire mode (restriction on visiting forest) across the Trans-Baikal region, Tomsk region and in the six districts of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.