19 August 2014, Tuesday, 16:52
author: Iliya Spiridonov
For a day, two fires occurred in Bashkortostan where more than 12 hectares of forest were damaged, the press service of the Ministry of Forestry RB informs. Currently it was managed to localize both fires.
The first fire broke out in the evening on August 18 in 6.5 km from Annovka village of Zilair region, in the territory of Emashlinskoe district forestry. A lightning discharge was the cause of the fire. By the time of the fire localization 9.8 hectares of forest resources were damaged.
Another fire due to a lightning discharge occurred this morning in the territory of Yuldybaevskoye district forestry in 4.5 km from Abzanovo village of Zianchurino region. By the time of the fire localization covered 2.5 hectares.
Thus, since the beginning of the fire hazardous season 36 forest fires have already occurred in the region. The fire covered 139.38 hectares.