In Buryatia forest fire fighting by over 600 people

forest fires in Buryatia are fighting more than 600 people. Over the past day eliminated the 25 major fires in 12 districts of the Republic. The reason for the two of them became careless handling of fire, others – dry thunderstorms. The fire destroyed an area of 1.3 thousand hectares. In liquidation took part 679 firemen, Marines, employees of the forest service and volunteers. Used 131 units of special equipment. It is reported by the GTRK “Buryatia”, aired on TV channels “Russia 1” “Russia 24”.

currently, seven foci eliminated five forest fires in the Selenga, the Baikal, North Baikal and Barguzin areas localized. Continue fighting 13 fires in gidenstam, Tarbagatai, horinskom, kubanska, Barguzin, Baikal and Selenga districts.

in addition, Muya and Kurumkansky districts using the program of space monitoring under surveillance seven thermal spots. They are located in difficult terrain in the mountains. Threats to the settlements not.

Recall that in Buryatia has a special fire-prevention mode, and in the Barguzin district of the Republic introduced a state of emergency. The civilians are forbidden to visit the forest. All fires must be reported to the hotline 20-44-44.

Text: GTRK “Buryatia”