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In Russia, the area of ​​forest fires doubled in a day

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The total area of ​​forest fires per day in Russia has doubled and, according to the data for the morning of June 15, is 16,390 hectares. This was reported by the press service of the Federal Air Forest Protection.

“Over the past day on June 14… 65 forest fires were extinguished in Russia on an area of ​​4189 hectares. At 00:00 Moscow time on June 15… 61 forest fires were operating on the territory of the Russian Federation on an area of ​​16,390 hectares, on which active extinguishing work was carried out.

press service of FBU “Avialesookhrana”

2138 people, 293 pieces of equipment and 48 aircraft and helicopters are involved in the fight against fire. Another 111 aircraft are involved in the monitoring.

The most serious situation is observed in Yakutia and in the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, where the fire area almost tripled per day, to 6277 ha and 5847 ha, respectively. The area of ​​fires on Sakhalin has almost doubled, reaching 2450 hectares. Up to one thousand hectares of forest…

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