In the far East burned more than eight thousand hectares of forest per day

© RIA Novosti / Igor Eucandidate in foobarcontroller fire brigade MOE. Archival photoIn the far East burned more than eight thousand hectares of forest per day© RIA Novosti / Igor Eucandidate the image Bank

About 8.2 thousand hectares of forest covered by the fire during the day, in the Far East, a significant portion of fires occurred in Yakutia, according to the forestry Department in the far Eastern Federal district.

«In the past day in the far Eastern Federal district arose five new forest fires. Given the fires was in the previous days, only in the County for the period operated hearth 53: 43 in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), six in the Magadan region, three in the Chukotka Autonomous district, one in the Kamchatka region. Forest fire forces units eliminated three fire», — stated in the message.

Monday morning was burning fires 50: 41 in Yakutia, one of them localized, five in the Magadan region, three in the Chukotka AO, one on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The total area passed by fire for days, amounted to 8.2 thousand hectares, the majority of 98.3 percent — occurred in Yakutia.

Emergency mode operates in two districts of Yakutia, 12 introduced a special fire mode. Since the beginning of the fire season this year in DFO was 1529 forest fires.

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