Lightning caused in the Altai region 13 fires per day

In the Altai region a day on forest land, there were 13 fires, said the June 15 site boundary of forest management. Almost all fires occurred because lightning, fire damaged a 8.88 ha.

Since the beginning of the fire season, from April 14 to June 15, on forest land recorded 483 fires. 884.5 hectares of forest burned. In 79.2% of the cause of the fire was the human factor of 20.8% — lightning.

In fire suppression were employed 3689 people, 1535 pieces of equipment, including 1067 car 468 tractors. General airstrike patrolling the forest fund was 127 hours and 30 minutes.

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