Nearly 6,000 hectares of forest burning in Siberia

Over 5.7 thousand hectares of forest continues to burn in the Siberian regions, the most difficult situation in the Trans-Baikal region, according to Department of Forestry in the Siberian Federal District.

"For the past day by the Forest Service of the Siberian Federal District eliminated 91 forest fires on the area 8.35 hectares. Including liquidated eight major fires on the total area of 6.66 hectares. As of Wednesday morning in Woodland District operates 71 forest fire on the area 5.72 hectares in the Trans-Baikal Territory, the Republic of Buryatia, Novosibirsk region, "- said the agency.

In Transbaikalia, according regupravleniya MOE, six major fires have been contained for the day only one. Area affected by the fire was about 12.5 thousand hectares (74 forest fires).

"Of these, 29 fires over an area of 7000 hectares was extinguished. Currently there are 45 fires in 13 regions of the province. These active fire area — almost 5.5 thousand hectares of forest," — said in a statement.

The number of large fires and area burned forests leads Karymsky area — there just four fires with a total area of about 3 hectares. The nearest fire Settlements — Novodoroninsku, Olenty, Kaydalova — threats not yet. Second Gorima Transbaikalia for the last day was Shilkinsky area where two major fires raging on an area 1.75 hectares. There is a risk of danger to two villages — Galkin Kyeken as fires rage on them at a distance of less than five kilometers.

In a regime of Baikal Territory emergency. The conduct of any agricultural palov and annealing punishable by fines. Also prohibited any economic activity in the forests, hunting and just visiting woodlands.

In the Republic of Buryatia is now under control with 23 forest fires on the area of 246 hectares. Of these, six localized lesions on the area 73 hectares. Compared to the same period last year, the number of fires increased by 75 lesions (43.6%).

In Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk, Omsk, Irkutsk region, the Altai and Khakassia forest fires on Wednesday morning was fixed.

Complicated fire hazard situation persists in the Novosibirsk region, where for the last day there was 13 forest fires in the area of 210 hectares, 24 eliminated the source on the area 377.4 hectares. At present, the region the situation stabilized.

Source: eco.ria.ru.

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