In the Irkutsk region liquidated 31 forest fire per day

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in photobacteria forest fire. Archival photoIn the Irkutsk region liquidated 31 forest fire per day© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

On forest lands in Irkutsk oblast on 25 June 31 liquidated the fire on the area of 145 hectares, the press service of the regional government.

«Over the past day, June 25, on the lands of forest Fund in the Irkutsk region 31 liquidated a fire on a total area 38739 hectares covered by forest, 86136 hectares of forests and non-forest 20 hectares», — said the press service.

Active fires on the morning of June 26, according to the press service, was 17. Moreover, 12 fires five in the Katanga district, four in Bodaibo, two in Tulun, one in Ust-Udinsky district, an area of over 140 hectares by the Commission on emergency situations the decision not to put out because of the inaccessibility of fires. They are being space surveillance.

For fighting forest fires June 25 were involved 1036 people, including 240 fire-troopers, and 240 units of ground equipment. Aviation monitoring, delivery of personnel and cargo was carried out by three An-2 aircraft, four CESSNA-172, one of the Yak-18 and Piper, two Mi-8. In extinguishing fires were involved in the amphibian be-200 and helicopters Mi-8 of EMERCOM of Russia.

On the territory of the Irkutsk region from June 22 in connection with the establishment of the hot dry weather there is a regime of emergency. The fifth class of fire danger is established in 27 districts of the region.