Wildfires in Russia covered almost 50 thousand hectares

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The area of natural fires in Russia close to 50 thousand hectares, reports channel “MIR 24”.

Rescuers make overflights of the territory. Operational teams travel daily to dozens of calls. Emergency workers and police bypassed houses, conduct interviews with residents, identify the arsonists. Only for the last days arrested more than 50 violators of fire safety.

In the Altai region during the last day recorded 10 and 130 forest fires.

In the Irkutsk region for the last day there were five new wildfires and liquidated six fires. The area of natural fires in the Region per day increased by 2 thousand hectares, the fire in the national Park “Sacred Baikal” is localized.

In April, wildfires destroyed more than 100 houses in 14 settlements in Zabaykalsky Krai, property has lost more than 400 people. The government of Russia on the eve of the allocated 450 million rubles from the reserve Fund for the construction and purchase of housing.