In Russia in days eliminated 72 of a forest fire on the area of 15.6 thousand hectares. According to the press service of the Federal forestry Agency, another 31 fire continues to burn.
“According to the regional dispatching service of forestry, over the past day in Russia eliminated 72 of a forest fire on the area of 15 hectares. 590 At 00:00 GMT 18 may 2019 on the territory of the Russian Federation in force 31 forest fire on the area of 20 814 hectares, which were active fighting”, – stated in the message.
It is also noted that the largest number (12) of the fires was in the forests of Krasnoyarsk region. Three to five forest fires remains in the TRANS-Baikal and Khabarovsk territories, Irkutsk region and Republic of Buryatia.
In extinguishing involved 1.7 million people, involved 380 units.
Earlier fall grass caused a major fire in Magadan. Unknown persons set fire to the grass, the flames spread to the abandoned building and began to threaten homes. As a result, the smoke from the fire enveloped much of the city.