In Yakutia stabilize the situation with forest fires

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite fire. Archival photoIn Yakutia stabilize the situation with forest fires© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikov

The situation with forest fires has stabilized in Yakutia, the state of emergency regional character in the woods cleared, said on Monday the Department of forestry in the far Eastern Federal district.

«In the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) forest fire situation stabilized, the state of emergency in the forests of regional character, in force since 3 July, shot», — is spoken in the message.

According to the Department, in the past day in the far Eastern Federal district was burning 24 forest fire, one of them in the Magadan region and 23 in inaccessible and remote areas in Yakutia. Area of fires on forest lands in the district for the day increased by 2 hectares. The fire was land with no forest vegetation — Gary yesteryear, glades, swamps. New fires in the forests did not occur.

By Monday morning eliminated five forest fires in Yakutia, the rest of the stew.

With the beginning of the fire period of the current year in the district was almost 1,88 thousand forest fires on the area more than 2.1 million hectares. The main part of the area falls in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) – more than 1.6 million hectares.