The dangerous fire situation in the Omsk region has led to the introduction of an emergency regime in the region. About it in your Telegram channel said the acting head of the region Vitaly Khotsenko.
He stressed that the northern and central parts of the region are at particular risk, where hot weather with strong winds has come and there has been no precipitation for a long time.
“I instructed the heads of districts to strengthen daily monitoring of the situation related to fires, as well as to organize work to inform the population,” Khotsenko wrote.
He added that the regional Ministry of Finance will allocate additional funds to municipalities for the purchase of modern fire-fighting special equipment. The Acting Head of the Omsk Region emphasized that today the main task is to prevent the occurrence of fires and protect people and nature.
In addition to the state of emergency, Khotsenko introduced a ban on all types of hunting in 11 northern regions. The restriction will remain in effect until further notice.