Forest conservation in Siberia for the last day eliminated eight forest fires in the area of 233 hectares, as of Tuesday morning fires are an area of over 100 hectares, according to the District Department of Forestry.
"Today, the district has six forest fires in the area of 109 hectares, including 39 hectares — forest. All fires are in the Trans-Baikal region. Three forest fires in Beklemishevskaya, Znamenskoye and Petrovsk-Zabaikalsky forestry on an area of almost 100 hectares are already localized," — said.
On Monday morning, there were around three forest fire, a total area of 137 hectares.
According to authorities, threatening human settlements and economic facilities 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, and in two regions of Buryatia.