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Lack of fire fighting equipment revealed in the Magadan region

Lack of fire fighting equipment revealed in the Magadan region
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The prosecutor's office of the Magadan region from the beginning of the fire hazard season revealed several violations in the work of forest fire services. The facts of insufficient equipment with fire-fighting equipment and equipment, as well as miscalculations in the organization of extinguishing, were confirmed several times.

According to the press service of the regional prosecutor’s office, during the special fire regime since May 13, 188 natural fires were recorded in the region over an area of ​​more than 230 thousand hectares. Now three fires remain on the area of ​​more than 5,3 thousand hectares.

At the same time, the inter-district environmental prosecutor made eight submissions to organizations involved in extinguishing fires. Of these, three have already satisfied the court, two officials have been brought to disciplinary action.

Most often, the reason for the intervention of law enforcement officers was the lack or absence of machinery and equipment to extinguish fires, forest fire groups did not meet the standards, and officials made organizational miscalculations.

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