Rus News Journal

The Ministry of Emergency Measures: Large forest fires in Siberia are not present

the Press - the service of the Siberian regional centre of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of Russia informs that large forest fires in Siberia is not fixed. In the ministry notice that a principal cause of occurrence of fires - local population activity.
also it is informed that the area of forest fires in Siberia for days on May, 2nd 2011. Has been reduced to 108,9 hectares - to 495,5 hectares. 36 seats of forest fire are fixed that on 19 it is less, than the last days. From them 10 centres on the area of 201,5 hectares are localised, have declared in a press - service of the Ministry of Emergency Measures.
for the last days for liquidation of seats of forest fire were involved with 1,3 thousand persons and 279 units of technics. Rescuers carry out patrol of dangerous sites of wood. The raised class of fire danger is expected in territory of 9 Siberian subjects of the Russian Federation: in Transbaikalian, Krasnoyarsk and Altay edges, in Buryatiya, Khakassia, Tyve, on Altai, in the Kemerovo and Novosibirsk areas.
Earlier the president of Russia Dmitry Medvedev has expressed extreme concern in a situation with forest fires in the country. At the meeting which has taken place on April, 27th D.Medvedev has paid attention of officials that fire-fighting is in conducting federal, instead of the regional authorities that the government has allocated means for struggle against act of nature, but necessary procedures on pozharotusheniju have been undertaken more recently.
the Russian leader has threatened with a private responsibility of officials on this question. if will not consult, all will go peatbogs to extinguish - both the government of Moscow Region, and the government of the Russian Federation - D.Medvedev has declared.