Yakutsk fire enveloped in smoke, on the Lena ferry stopped

The situation with the wildfires in Russia remains difficult. Now regions recorded 146 fires. The most difficult situation — in Yakutia. It burns nearly one hundred thousand hectares of taiga forest, and every day increases the area of fires.
Fire has crept close to the capital of the Republic — Yakutsk. The city is enveloped by smoke. Doctors recommend people not to go out, and the windows in the houses tightly closed. Because of zero visibility interrupted ferry to Lena.
"Ships had been ordered to stand up. Smoke on the river. Next kilometer see nothing. Do not know how much it will stretch all" — said the captain of the ship Oleg Mashinsky.

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