Russia –– For two days, 21-22 July, forest fires passed over 19 thousand hectares of VLS. Correspondent BakuToday reported on July 23, in the Department of forestry in the Ural FEDERAL DISTRICT.
Forest guard forces eliminated 154 natural fire in Kurgan, Sverdlovsk, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk oblasts, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug-Yugra and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
At 10:00 (08:00 GMT) on July 23 in the Federal District Act 96 of forest fires on a total area of, of which 13.512 hectares forest-6.223 HA. In the lands of the forest Fund recorded 93 natural fire on a total area of 13.392 hectares, of which 30 forest fires localized. The fighting involved 2.814 people, including employees of the forest protection service, 1.538 and 499 units of special equipment and 25 aircraft.
In the lands of especially protected natural territories of Federal significance is 1 wildfire on a total area of 100 hectares in the FGBU State nature reserve Ûganskij (Surgut district of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug Yugra).
Executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in collaboration with the federal departments and agencies shall take all necessary measures to prevent and extinguish forest fires. In particular, in the Elimination of natural fires attended by fire service paratroopers Rosleskhoz and 20 on 22 July at the extinguishing of forest fires in the Chelyabinsk region was the be-200 aircraft of the Russian emergency situations Ministry. Also at this point in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation of the Ural FEDERAL DISTRICT apply EMERGENCY regimes and 89 19 special fire regimes. Since the beginning of the fire season 2012, district 5510 forest fires were recorded on a total area of 201.278 hectares, of which forest-187.673 HA. Compared with the same period in year 2011 4.021 wildfire was reported on a total area of 79.381 hectares, including forest-72.774 HA.