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The area of forest fires in the Krasnoyarsk region exceeded 900 thousand hectares – Russia news today

The area of forest fires in the Krasnoyarsk region exceeded 900 thousand hectares

© RIA Novosti / Vasily Latanoprost fotoracconti in the fire service. Archival photoThe area of forest fires in the Krasnoyarsk region exceeded 900 thousand hectares© RIA Novosti / Vasily Latanoprost the image Bank

The area of forest fires in Krasnoyarsk region for the day grew with more than 917 to 821 thousand hectares, according to the forest Fire center of the region.

«According to operational information at 14.00 on 25 July 2018 on the territory of the region there are forest fires — 175 for a total area of 188,5 917 hectares, including the area of control — 136, on the area of 884 018 hectares. The fires are in the areas of: Evenki, motyginsky, P. Yenisei, Yeniseisk, Turukhansk, Boguchansky, kezhemskiy, Irbey. Threats to human settlements there. In extinguishing take part 806 people and 44 units of equipment. The situation with forest fires in the region is under control», — stated in the message.

Earlier it was reported that on Tuesday morning in the burned region 821 thousand hectares of forest. The Ministry of forestry of the region reported that a day extinguished seven wildfires on an area of over 800 hectares.

In the Evenk district of the reserve «Tunguska» there is one fire on the area 19 of 689 hectares.

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