MOE said stabilization of the situation with wildfires in Volgograd region

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in photobacteria fires. Archival photoMOE said stabilization of the situation with wildfires in Volgograd region© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

The situation with fires in the Volgograd region has stabilized, the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.

On the evening of Thursday, wildfires in the region was extinguished, but there are new. It was decided to evacuate Ekaterinovka and deer (50 kilometers North of Volgograd on the Federal highway) and prepare to evacuate the nearby Peskovatka.

Also the fire was stopped change in all four camps dubovskogo RAJJONA: «Friendship», «Brook», «oak» and «Green wave» and evacuated three camps in other areas: name of Guli korolevoy in gorodischenskiy, «blue» in Ilovlinskiy and «Grasshopper» in Olkhovsky.

«The situation is stable and under control», — stated in the message.

On Saturday morning, two planes be-200 and two helicopters Mi-8, equipped with overflow device, resumed work on the release of water on pockets of fire in Dubovsky district of Volgograd region.

It is noted that managed to prevent the fire from spreading to the settlements of deer, Peskovatka and Spartacus, and to bring the situation under control. Strong winds contributed to the rapid spread of the fire and complicated the suppression.

On the fire place continues to work interagency operational headquarters, headed by the Governor of the Volgograd region, involving representatives of law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders.

Currently in temporary accommodation people there, previously evacuated residents of settlements located in their places of residence. Information on victims and victims did not arrive.

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