Rus News Journal

Already 20 Kuzbass rescuers extinguish forest fires in Yakutia and Komi

12 rescuers of Agency on protection of the population and territory of the Kemerovo region two weeks extinguish the Yakut taiga. And yesterday, at the desire of federal agency of the Forestry, 8 more rescuers have departed to republic Komi from Kemerovo.

- In Yakutia   work « ours » rescuers – parachutists, have dumped them in a burning taiga from the plane. And they already have extinguished there two burnout, - Ivan Shilin, the chief of department on Agency public relations on protection of the population and area territory speaks. -   and rescuers have gone to Komi – commandoes, will dump them today in a taiga from the helicopter. All rescuers, happen necessity to deduce from a burning taiga of people, know what to do and as.

According to the Ministry of Emergency Measures, in Yakutia the area of forest fires was reduced and occupies now 137 hectares, four fires from five there are already localised.

And the flashpoint nearest to Kuzbas, the taiga in Komi now is considered. According to a site of the Ministry of Emergency Measures, for last days 26 forest fires there have been fixed, 20 from all of them still extinguish.