09 July 2012, Monday, 13:30

No new forest fires were discovered in Bashkiria

author: Rasul Khamidullin

For the last 24 hours no new forest fires have been discovered on the territory of Bashkiria, the press-service of the Ministry of forestry RB reported.

Since the beginning of a new summer season 61 fires have been registered on the territory of the Republican forest fund. 19 fires have occurred because of casual handling, 16 – because of thunderstorms and two were caused by agrarian companies and because of grassland ignitions. The reasons of other 22 fires are under investigation now. The total area, suffered from fires, is equal to 341,6 hectares.

At present time specialists of the Ministry of forestry RB pare busy with land and air patrolling of forests.