02 September 2011, Friday, 14:57

77 forest fires have occurred in Bashkiria in 2011

author: Galina Bakhshieva

One more forest fire again occurred in Zianchurinsky region RB. The fire has occurred yesterday on the territory 0,7 hectares.

“The fire has been liquidated the same day. Since the beginning of the year 77 fires have already occurred on the territory of Bashkortostan. As a result 475 hectares of forests have suffered. 30 fires have occurred because of casual fire handling. 11 fires were the result of a dry thunderstorm. The reasons of 31 fires still remain unclear” – the press-secretary of the Ministry of forestry RB Aibulat Gainullin reported to the news agency “Bashinform”.

themes: forest fires