During the day, the fires occurred in 11 thousand hectares of forest Russia


7.05.11.V Russia over the past day wildfires have more than 11 thousand hectares of forest area, most of them managed to put out the most difficult was the situation in the Trans-Baikal and Khabarovsk territories, as well as in the Amur region, reported Saturday by representatives MOE.

"Only in Russia one day recorded 279 wildfires on an area of 11 thousand 212 hectares — all on forest land. Extinguished 209 centers with a total area of 9 thousand 996 hectares ", — reported in the Information Ministry for Emergencies.

According to the same data, the area affected by wildfires for the day, was 9 thousand 548 hectares. Of these, 5 thousand 927 hectares — forest, 3 thousand 618 hectares — steppe, 2.5 hectares — peat.

As of Saturday morning, there were 70 wildfires on an area of 1 thousand 216 hectares.

MOE noted that in the past day there were 22 controlled dry grass and fell 191 — out of control.

Also recorded four hearth fires on an area of 2.55 hectares. They all put out.

To extinguish wildfires prosecuted 3000 331 people, 724 pieces of equipment.

Since the beginning of fire season 2011 in Russia there was 3 thousand 981 wildfires (compared to the same period last year — 4 thousand 413 homes, a decrease of 432 focus) on an area of 86 thousand 405 hectares (compared to same period last year — 76 thousand 967ga, an increase of 9 thousand 437ga).

The most difficult situation with fires formed in Trans-Baikal, Khabarovsk and Amur region, where the established warm weather and a lot of people went into the forest to give.

Emergencies Ministry warns of complications of the fire situation in Buryatia, Altai, Khakassia and Tuva, Khabarovsk, Altai and Krasnoyarsk Territories, Amur, Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, Omsk and the Jewish Autonomous Region, "Interfax".


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