02 May 2012, Wednesday, 15:08

28 forest fires registered on the territory of the Republic since the beginning of the hot season

author: Galina Bakshieva

28 forest fires were registered since the beginning of fire-hazardous season on the territory of Bashkir forest fund. Overall area of these fires exceeded 180 hectares.

During May holidays one creeping fire was discovered and liquidated in Gafurisky forestry.

The press-secretary of the Ministry for forestry RB Aibulat Gainullin reported that 13 of 28 fires occurred due to casual fire handling, two fires – though the fault of organizations and other two – because of agricultural creeping fires. The reasons of other 11 are still in investigat[/b]