29 August 2012, Wednesday, 13:03

Situation with forest fires in Bashkiria remains favorable

author: Galina Bakshieva

Favorable situation with fire safety in Bashkir forests is observed in our Republic. The Ministry of forestry RB reports no hotbeds of fire on the forest fund territory were registered in the region for today. The last forest fire, which area covered 3 hectares, has been liquidated in Belorestky region on August 23.

In a whole 216 forest fires have been registered in the Republic since the beginning of the fire-hazardous season-2012. The total area, burnt out by fire, exceeds 1558 hectares.

At present time 21 forest fires are raging on the territory of Russia on August 29. Fire fires are registered in Khabarovsk region on the area 583 hectares and other 10 – in Khanty-Mansi autonomous district on the area 192 hectares, the site of Russian Ministry of forestry reports.