The number of forest fires in the Urals during the day, increased to 35. Burns more than a thousand hectares of taiga. Pump and old UAZ with canisters - other equipment for fighting forest fires in the natural Park of Chusovaya no. The water supply lasts only 20 minutes.
Per day to the river have to travel dozens of times. The fire is located 4 km away in the impenetrable thicket. The only way to cope with the fire - take it to the ring of protective strips. A bulldozer plows the earth, roots of trees through such an obstacle the fire will not spread to adjacent land. But these measures are not enough.
In the course are bags of water: centimeter by centimeter here, carefully spill area. Ground fires can quickly jump into a horse. Now in the middle Urals, about 30 raging forest fires. In several regions introduced a state of emergency. Special equipment is not enough. The cause of fires in the Urals and in Siberia became abnormally hot summer. A special regime was introduced in the Chelyabinsk region. There in extinguishing involved aircraft. Air new lesion clearly visible because of the thick smoke.
With the situation in the forests is closely monitored and in Tomsk region. During the day, the area of fires there increased to 1.5 thousand hectares.
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