In the Orenburg region for steppe fire are preparing to evacuate 2,000 people

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In the Orenburg region are preparing to evacuate 2,000 people. They are threatened by wildfires that came with the territory of Kazakhstan.

Dry grass burns have on the area of 1.5 hectares. In the area of greatest danger was the city of Novotroitsk and several neighbouring villages. Hastily removed to a safe place children from a recreation camp “the Seagull”. For fire fighting in operational aviation and fire train. In the region introduced a state of emergency.

Fire fighting is complicated by the weather. In the region’s hot right now – plus 34 degrees and windy. Because of this, the fire quickly spread.