About 50 stationary sensors automatic surveillance systems monitor the radiation situation within the Kursk region after a major forest fire in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the radiation background is normal, informs on Thursday the regional Board of the Ministry of emergency situations of the Russian Federation.
A forest fire in the area of alienation within Ukraine broke out Tuesday on an area of About 320 hectares, to his destruction have attracted more than 300 people and 51 of the vehicles, as well as among them airplanes and helicopters. In gschs of Ukraine Last news said that the fire has no threat to residents and will not affect the background radiation.
"with the help of 47 stationary sensors is continuous monitoring of the radiation situation. Update information on them every fifteen minutes online, " reads the report.
Rescuers remind you that immediately after the fire control centre in crisis situations of the regional Central Directorate of Ministry of emergency situations organized a collaboration With the operational services of the Gomel and Mogilev regions of Belarus, as well as Sumy and Chernihiv oblasts of gschs of Ukraine.
"as of 13. 00, background radiation within the Kursk region in the norm, " stressed the Ministry.