Near Saratov broke out a forest fire

© RIA Novosti / Igor Eucandidate in fotobanken fire. Archival photoNear Saratov broke out a forest fire© RIA Novosti / Igor Eucandidate the image Bank

Forest fire area of five hectares on Tuesday recorded in the Engels district of the Saratov region, threats to human settlements there, told RIA Novosti head of the press service of the regional Glaucus Ministry of emergency situations Natalia Kulichenko.

According to her, the message about the fire in the forest litter near the village of Engels district Gully arrived at 12.50 GMT.

«Currently, the area of the fire is five hectares. Threats to human settlements there. At the place of work 42 people and eight vehicles,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

The cause of the fire is established, she added.