In the far East for the night burned over a thousand acres of forest

© RIA Novosti / Igor Alienability in fotobanken fire. Archival photoIn the far East for the night burned over a thousand acres of forest© RIA Novosti / Igor Ajankohtaista the image Bank

More than 1.3 thousand hectares of forest burned during the day, in the far East, of which 951,5 hectares in the Khabarovsk territory, according to the forestry Department in the far Eastern Federal district on Thursday.

«In the past day in the far East was burning 20 forest fires, 12 of them new. Eight foci were registered in the Amur region on the area of 290 hectares, four in the Khabarovsk region on the area of 951,5 hectares, four in Yakutia in of 125.5 hectares, two in the Jewish Autonomous region and one in the Primorye territory and the Magadan region. The total area passed by fire in the district for the day amounted to 1.37 thousand hectares,» — said in the message.

It is noted that Thursday morning was liquidated seven fires. Continue to operate the 13: five in the Amur region, four-in Yakutia, three in the Khabarovsk region, one in Primorye. Three of the fire managed to localize.

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