In the Chelyabinsk region fire destroyed 26 hectares of forest



24.07.12.Chelyabinskaya area in flames. To date, the start of the season in the Southern Urals recorded nearly fifteen hundred fires.

Destroyed 26,000 hectares of forest. Last year at this time, the figure was six times less. Now, however, in only one fire — in the Kartli region. Burns more than a thousand hectares of forest.

Catastrophic records specialists associated primarily with weather records — in the Chelyabinsk region, almost from the beginning of summer is heat waves. Although the flames poured and area residents. Approximately one-third of fires caused by an nezatushennogo butt or fire.

By eliminating already attracting aviation equipment: 2 aircraft and helicopters are also used in space research. Satellite automatically determines the temperature, where there was a fire. In June there were space assistant while 70 large forest fires. Now new fires in the Chelyabinsk region appear at intervals from 30 minutes to several hours. "Fire is fire, and by the Center for Forest Protection, Chief of subordinate institutions for forest management. Professionals involved in the work center and fire 1,429 people, 100 firefighters and vysokoprohodimyh passenger cars, 169 tractor ", — says Alexey Shabunin, head of state forest control and fire control in the forests of the Chelyabinsk region.

Forest fire is extremely dangerous: the fire can spread up to 30 kilometers per hour. Civilians to enter the forest zone is limited order of the Governor, in which in the Chelyabinsk region for the second time this summer declared an emergency. Several times increased penalties for individuals and businesses, distributing fire in prohibited places.

Dmitry Turkin

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Source: STRC "South Ural"

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