In the Orenburg region localized wildfires

© RIA Novosti / Igor Alienability in fotoracconti fire protection of EMERCOM of Russia struggling with the effects of natural fires. Archival photoIn the Orenburg region localized wildfires© RIA Novosti / Igor Ajankohtaista the image Bank

Rescuers Tuesday morning localized at all sites of natural fire in the area of the Mednogorsk in Orenburg region, occurred on Monday, reports main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in the region.

On Monday morning ignited the dry grass and forest plantation near Orenburg and Mednogorsk. During the day the fire came to three villages – Risaeva, Idelbaevo and Sarbaeva with a population of about 400 people. A serious threat to residents was created in the village of Saraevo, the fire spread to a residential building and adjoining buildings. According to specified data, the fire damaged 14 buildings. The evacuation was conducted in the villages of Sarbaeva and Risaeva. To extinguish a large fire employs more than 200 rescuers brought the helicopter Mi-8 and Il-76 aircraft, as well as the fire train. In the place of the disaster left more than a hundred rescue workers from neighboring regions and Kazakhstan and two helicopters.

«At 07.35 (5.35 GMT – ed.) the fire is localized in all the areas», — stated in the message.

GUMCHS across the Orenburg region notes that to determine the most complex and difficult lesions for the ground group is scheduled to air reconnaissance. At the airport «Orenburg» in readiness are three helicopters MI-8 (ASTs Zhukovsky, Vladimir and Nizhny Novgorod regions) as well as two IL-76 military transport regiment of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.

According to authorities, on Monday in the daytime on the fire was made nine releases of the MI-8 (45 tons), three reset IL-76 (126 tons). In Mednogorsk profit group of Ufa branch of CSO of EMERCOM of Russia, the mobile control point of the Governor of the Orenburg region, grouping of the Volga rescue center of EMERCOM of Russia is in the way.

Just to eliminate the fire attracted 216, 44 pieces of equipment, including three helicopters, two aircraft, two fire trains, the drone.