Irkutsk
Ulan-Ude

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Chita
Yakutsk

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Vladivostok
Khabarovsk

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Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

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Petropavlovsk-
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Moscow

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The second place in the area of ​​forest fires in Russia was taken by the Angara region

The second place in the area of ​​forest fires in Russia was taken by the Angara region
Photo: Irkobl.ru

In the Irkutsk region, the situation with forest fires has become more complicated. Now the region is in second place after Yakutia in terms of the area covered by fire.

According to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Irkutsk region, in total there are 30 fires on the territory of the region on an area of ​​37,7 thousand hectares. 627 people work on extinguishing and 40 pieces of equipment are involved. Cargoes and relocation of Avialesokhrana employees are transferred on a Mi-8 helicopter of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

At the same time, an emergency regime was not introduced in the region, a special fire regime was introduced in ten districts. So far, the emergency situation operates only at the level of one region - Katangsky. 15 fires were recorded here.

Smoke is felt now on the territory of nine settlements of the Bodaibo region. No excess of the MPC for carbon monoxide in the atmosphere has yet been registered, and no complaints from the population have yet been received. The smoke is coming from fires in Yakutia, where the area covered by fire exceeded 1,5 million hectares, and the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

 

 

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