EMERCOM of Russia is ready to send to Ukraine special fire fighting aviation fire fighting in Pushcha in the Chernobyl exclusion area, about this Last news said the press service of the Ministry.
"The EMERCOM of Russia is ready to provide necessary assistance for the organization of fire suppression within the complex forestry Chernobyl forest" with the use of Il-76TD, which can at once be poured on the fire, 42 tons of water, and aircraft-amphibian be-200CHS with the ability to refuel aircraft on the territory of the Russian Federation ", - said the Commissioner of the Ministry.
In addition, he added, the Ministry is ready to send in the emergency zone of the operative group of rescuers and experts with special equipment for ground works to extinguish the fire.
Along with this, the MOE stressed that the fire poses no danger to the population of border regions of Russia.
"Round-the-clock monitoring of radiation situation more than 35 automated stations radiation monitoring integrated system of protection of people and territories and 20 automatic weather stations with information output to the control centre in crisis situations of the Bryansk, Belgorod, Kursk, Smolensk regions at intervals of fifteen minutes," said Commissioner of the Ministry. Exceed the level of background radiation is not documented.
The Ministry recalled that before the head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov sent to the management of civil service on emergency situations of Ukraine offer of assistance in extinguishing the fire.
June 29 within the forest sector "Chernobyl forest" in the area of alienation started a fire of dry grass and reeds that spread individual lesions on the area of about 130 hectares.