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The number of fires in Transbaikalia has exceeded the record figures

В Trans-Baikal Territory The first wildfire in 2015 was registered on March 19; in total, the 794 fire was recorded to date. exceeds average five-year performance in 2,5 times, according to the Federal Forestry Agency of the Russian Federation.

Now in the forest fund of the region there is 64 fire on the area of ​​205 thousand hectares, including 16 fires in the state of localization. In the elimination of fires, more than 2 100 people are involved, including 445 aerial firefighters from the federal air defense, as well as more 400 units of ground equipment, 6 aircraft. A number of large fires operate in hard-to-reach areas, where the use of special heavy equipment is impossible.

Despite the emergency regime, which provides for a complete ban on the use of fire in any natural areas, over the past day there have been 24 new forest fires, and over the past three days (April 27-29) - 53 new forest fires. In connection with current situation In Chita 29, April, plenipotentiary representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Siberian Federal District Nikolai Rogozhkin held a meeting on the fire hazard situation in the Trans-Baikal Territory, the press service of the Trans-Baikal Territory reported. Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin reported that the issue was under the personal control of President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

April 28 at the 2nd Media Forum of independent regional and local media of Vladimir Putin asked about the restoration of housing for families affected by fires in Transbaikalia. The situation is not easy: some of the victims did not have documents confirming their property rights, and therefore the local authorities are sending them to the courts. “We need to go through this judicial procedure as quickly as possible. I will ask colleagues from the judicial system to organize this quickly, without appropriate delays, so that these formalities are passed as quickly as possible, ”Vladimir Putin commented on the situation.

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