In an area of 4.3 thousand hectares in Russia, 52 forest fires were extinguished in one day on the territory of Russia. This has been reported TASS With reference to the press service of the Federal Aviation Forest Reserve.
Currently, there are six fires in an area of 20,336 hectares in Chukotka, in Yakutia – on an area of 3,231 hectares. In the Irkutsk region, there are 10 fires on an area of 259 hectares, in the Krasnoyarsk Territory there are eight forest fires on an area of 75 hectares. Forest fires were also recorded in Tuva, Primorye and the Khabarovsk Territory.
1,713 experts are fighting the fire, 216 pieces of equipment and 52 air assets are responding. 107 more aircraft are in the monitoring.
It was reported that the great forest fire in Sakhalin in the Okha region was also completely extinguished. An investigation is needed to determine the damage to the forest fund and to identify the perpetrators.
In Russia from June 8 bored administrative liability for violation of fire safety requirements in forests. Fines imposed on citizens increased tenfold.
Earlier, Rosleskhoz suggested to enter criminal liability for those who repeatedly pose a threat of forest fire.