Rescuers stepped up the supervision of the radiation situation in the border of the Voronezh region because of a fire in the area of the Chernobyl exclusion, informs on Tuesday, the main Department of EMERCOM in the region.
within the forest complex economy "Chernobyl forest" June 29, started a fire of dry grass and reeds that spread individual lesions on the area of 130 hectares. Several lesions were recorded burning of grass, reeds and peat, herbal fire has turned to eliminate localized peat. On July 14, in the area of alienation continued suppression 2 localized foci of smoldering peat on a total area of 5 hectares.
"in connection with the fire that occurred in the area of the Chernobyl exclusion (the territory of the Republic of Ukraine), within the Voronezh region strengthened supervision of the radiation situation. As of 20. 00 (Moscow time) on July 14 excess of the background radiation is not registered ", - is informed in the report.
in the field-monitored round the clock data from sensors measuring background radiation. The provincial Department of natural resources and environment, management of Federal service and Novovoronezh NPP recommended to strengthen the monitoring of radioactive contamination of natural factors, and the data to transmit in operational duty shift control Centre in crisis situations every 3 hours.
Rescuers planned event alert residents in the event of a difficult situation.