19 May 2014, Monday, 12:10
author: Rozaliya Valeeva
A wildfire was registered in Beloretsky region of Bashkortostan at 14.33 on May 17, the press service of the Main Directorate of EMERCOM on RB informs.
A source of forest fire on the total area of 19.4 hectares was revealed in the territory of Sosnovsky district forestry. There were no any injured people or fatalities. 12 people and six units of special machinery were involved in recovery works.
According to "Bashkir Directorate for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring", extreme fire hazard of the fifth category is expected in Haibullinsky region of the republic from May 18 to May 20.
Just for one day 13 fires occurred in Bashkiria, 9 of them in the residential sector. One person died.