About 100 thousand hectares of forest burning in Russia
Moscow. May 2. INTERFAX.RU — According to the Federal service Avialesookhrana of Russia for the last day eliminated the 122 forest fires on the area more than 13 thousand hectares.
By data for morning of environment in the country continue to operate 79 wildfires on the area of 99 thousand hectares. on Tuesday, the Ministry reported that Russia recorded 88 wildfires on an area of about 170 hectares.
The largest number of thermal spots recorded in the Amur region — 13 wildfires on an area of over 75, 2 thousand hectares.
Large forest fires are in the TRANS — 15 fires with a total area of 9.8 thousand hectares in the Khabarovsk territory — 13 fires on the area more than 9 thousand hectares in the Primorsky Krai — 10 fires on the area more than 4.3 thousand hectares, One fire fire area of 300 hectares has occurred on lands of the National Park “call of the tiger” in Primorye.
In the fight against the fire involved more than 3 thousand people, and 578 pieces of equipment. The aviation monitoring and extinguishing attracted 51 aircraft.
In order to assist in stabilizing forest fire situation in the Amur region are involved 375 paratroopers of the Federal Avialesookhrana.
The state of emergency introduced throughout the territory of TRANS-Baikal territory and the Amur region, in one district of the Chelyabinsk region and in one district of the Jewish Autonomous region.