Putin: One of the main causes of fires in Transbaikalia is the fall grass

Путин: Одной из основных причин пожаров в Забайкалье является пал травы

Russian President Vladimir Putin called one of the main causes of wildfires in Transbaikalia. Speaking at the media forum BIP in Sochi, the head of state pointed to the widespread fall grass, which led to such disastrous consequences, RIA “Novosti”.

According to the Russian leader, all the work to rebuild homes and social infrastructure, which has suffered from fire, is scheduled for completion by late autumn.

“I think that by late fall we have to complete all the work associated with the restoration, people will be sure to help. By the way, one of the main reasons of fires – has fallen grasses. And it is an established fact,” he said.

Volunteer of Buryatia, helping to fight the fire, talked about how the process goes. Putin thanked the young man for the activity. However, he noted that the Federal center had responded appropriately to the situation in the region.

We will remind, from-for forest fires in the Transbaikal region was introduced emergency mode. Special fire regimes in the forests established in the Jewish Autonomous and Amur regions, as well as in parts of Buryatia, Primorsky, Kamchatka and Khabarovsk territories, Sakhalin and Magadan areas. The government has allocated 450 million rubles to provide housing for residents in Zabaykalsky Krai, victims of natural fires.