The area of forest fires in the Vladimir region increased to 400 hectares
VLADIMIR, 26 Aug. /TASS/ — In extinguishing involved aircraft of the defense Ministry and the emergencies Ministry.
The area of forest fires in the Vladimir region has increased from 200 to 400 acres; fire extinguish three aircraft Il-76 and three helicopters, said TASS in the EMERCOM in the Vladimir region.
“At the moment the fire area is 400 hectares, of which 200 active burning, 200 — pass fire and smoldering. On the site there are three Il-76 of the Russian defense Ministry, two military Mi-8 helicopter of the emergencies Ministry”, — said the management, adding that rescue workers today expect partly to localize the fire.
The message about the detection of a hearth of a forest fire in Petushki district in the territory Kosterevskaya branch FGAU “Obronis” the defense Ministry has received in the emergency services of the region on August 24. The fire led to smoke Federal highway M-7.
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