In the TRANS due to fires introduced a state of emergency
In Zabaykalsky Krai imposed a state of emergency (emergency) because of the large number of wildfires, as well as dry, windy weather, according to the regional Ministry of natural resources.
According to the Agency, at 8:00 local time (2:00 GMT), in the region there are 34 forest fires on the area of 2.8 thousand hectares, and 10 fires are localized on the area of 2.4 thousand hectares In extinguishing involved 804 people and 181 pieces of equipment.
Recall that in late may, the environmentalists said the threat of new large-scale wildfires in Siberia. “Greenpeace of Russia” asked the head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov re-introduce removed may 11, a state of emergency on the territory of the Federal district. Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government together with the regional authorities to consider the involvement of the citizens to extinguish the fires.