06 August 2012, Monday, 16:42

Two forest fires were extinguished in Bashkiria

author: Galina Bakhshieva

For the past twenty four hours two forest fires were liquidated in Bashkortostan – in Beloretsky and Ishimbaisky areas, in the territory of Avzyansky and Makarovsky forest areas.

In the Avzyansky forest area three hectares of forest suffered from fire, in Makarovsky – one hectare, the press-service of the Ministry of Forestry RB informed the Bashinform News Agency agency.

Besides, for the last days foresters localised one fire outbreak on the area of 0,5 hectares in Beloretsky area of  the republic.

In total from the beginning of fire-hazardous season-2012 in the territory of forest fund of Bashkortostan 134 forest states of emergency were registered. The total forest area, which was destroyed by fire, exceeds 778 hectares at present. 2500 people and more than 700 units of specialised equipment were involved in fire extinguishing for this period.

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