The head EMERCOM of Russia has demanded to take control of all places of rest of Russians on holidays

Vladimir Puchkov

The head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov demanded that during the may holidays special control over all of the places of rest of Russians with the aim of preventing major fires and the severe consequences from them. As reported TASS, he stated this at the Krasnoyarsk meeting of the Commission for emergency situations.

“We’ve got a big may holidays, a large number of people go to cottages and camping. I’m asking to organize the work and to take control of all places of mass rest of people, to protect them from fires,” — said the Minister.

Puchkov pointed out that the risk of fires at weekends and holidays increase. “Our people are very creative,” said he.

The head EMERCOM of Russia flew on Friday, April 28, in Siberia, where things get difficult with wildfires. In the Irkutsk region and Buryatia burned down about 100 houses. All over the Siberian Federal district introduced a state of emergency, increasing the group to extinguish fires.

The fire that erupted April 28 priangarskaya the village of Bubnivka, accompanied by a strong wind and destroyed most of the settlement burned down over 50 homes, a school and a kindergarten. Investigators opened a criminal case under article “Negligence”. It turned out that engulfed the village the fire broke out due to the fact that a local resident was burned on his plot garbage.