In the far East burned about 3.7 thousand hectares per day

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in fotobanken fire. Archival photoIn the far East burned about 3.7 thousand hectares per day© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

About 3.7 thousand hectares of natural areas per day were burned in the far East, according to the forestry Department in the far Eastern Federal district.

On Wednesday it was reported that during the day, the fire was held to 15.5 thousand hectares in the Far East.

«In the past day in the far East originated 5 new forest fires. Given the fires was in the previous days, only in the area for the specified period there were 28 lesions: 14 in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), 10 in the Khabarovsk territory, 4 in Amur region», — stated in the message.

Extinguished five fires. By Thursday morning there were 23 fire: 13 in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), 8 in the Khabarovsk territory 2 Amur region.

During the day fire passed 3.7 thousand hectares, the major portion of the Amur region is 72.9% and the Yakutia – 25%.

Since the beginning of the fire season 2018 in DFO was 1439 forest fires.

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