About 50 stationary sensors automatic surveillance systems continue to monitor the radiation situation in the Kursk region after a major forest fire in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the radiation background is normal, informs on Wednesday the regional Board of the Ministry of emergency situations of the Russian Federation.
The fire broke out in the Chernobyl exclusion area In prosesi Tuesday on an area of about 400 hectares. To destroy it attracted more than 300 people and 51 of the vehicles, as well as among them airplanes and helicopters. Ukrainian authorities claimed that the situation was under control, and Rescuers said that the Fire did not threaten the Shelter, erected above the emergency power unit of Chernobyl.
"on the position 10. 00, background radiation within the Kursk region in the norm ", - is informed in the report.
Rescuers clarify that the supervision of the radiation situation in the area of exercise 47 stationary sensors that update the data every fifteen minutes. Stationary devices measure the radiation environment is also installed in a single duty and dispatch services border Rylsky, Korenevsky and Sudzhansky areas.
Just in case response-trained group of more than five hundred people and about 40 pieces of different mechanisms.