In connection With the fire at the Chernobyl site in the increased readiness given the strength of the directorates of EMERCOM of Russia in the Bryansk, Belgorod, Kursk And Smolensk regions.
"in order to ensure readiness for rapid response And minimize the consequences of possible emergencies associated With the occurrence of forest fires within the Republic of Ukraine near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the management bodies And forces of permanent readiness of the main departments of EMERCOM of Russia in the Bryansk, Belgorod, Kursk, Smolensk regions And divisions of the network of observation And laboratory monitoring are translated into the mode of functioning of the" Increased readiness ", - told RIA "news" in the Ministry.
Just for possible response-planned grouping of more than 1, 2 thousand People And more than 120 pieces of different mechanisms. Before Wednesday, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that wildfire in the Chernobyl area in Ukraine has not caused deterioration of the radiation background on the Russian territory. Minister of emergency situations of the Republic Vladimir Vashchenko also stated that the maximum safe level of radiation within Belarus after the fire in the vicinity of Chernobyl is not documented. A forest fire in the area of alienation broke out Tuesday afternoon on an area of about 320 hectares, to his destruction attracted more than 300 people And 51 of the vehicles, as well as among them airplanes And helicopters. On Wednesday morning, Ukrainian rescuers stopped the spread of fire, but extinguishing of fires continues. In the main versions of the origin of the strongest for the last 23 years of a forest fire in the area near exclusion of the Chernobyl NPP of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine considers arson. Acting Head of civil service of Ukraine for emergency situations of the Zoryan Shkiriak said that the radiation background in the forests of the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in normal, the situation With the elimination of fire has improved significantly. According to him, the foci of the open top of the fire is almost gone, there are separate tipping on young trees, but they are not significant And are associated With wind gusts. In addition, a large area corruption continues burnt grass And trees. According to the Minister, the morning works fire fighting aviation And effectively puts out the fire. All units And appliances SSES involved in fire fighting in the district of alienation, are in place And ceaselessly working on the localization of the fire.