Rus News Journal

In Yakutia woods

In northern Yakutia fire continues to devour all new and new hectares of wood. Such in republic was never, fires accept record scope.

- for the last days in all territory of Far East federal district 65 natural fires on the area of 8 thousand hectares have been registered, from them 24 has been extinguished, - informs a press - service of the Far East regional centre of the Ministry of Emergency Measures. – thus the majority of the centres of fire is registered in territory of Yakutia. Thirty fires with 14 for May, 15th have destroyed here 5 thousand 676 hectares of wood, it was possible to extinguish 11 of them on a total area of 1811 hectares.
To morning of today the data such: in Yakutia 19 fires on a total area of 3 thousand of 865 hectares (thus the further distribution of fire was possible to stop of 086,0 hectares on a total area of 2 thousand) operate.