MOE increases group. Additional forces pull together to extinguish the flame. The fire covered thousands of hectares in the East of Russia. Fade taiga and steppe. Emergency mode is entered in all the burning regions. In the far East for the night was 50 new foci, 13.5 thousand hectares already burned.
In the Amur region is burning on the territory of 5 thousand hectares In Buryatia, according to the latest data, burning 22 thousand hectares of forest. It is established that this was the work of human hands. No bans or warnings have not worked, people continue to burn the grass. Even the conclusions of scientists that fell harmful to the soil, unknown arsonists do not stop. In Transbaikalia today have brought the situation under control: on the outskirts of human settlements, the fire stopped, and fires becomes smaller. With the help of Il-76, be-200 and helicopters Mi-8 fires successfully fill with water.
Now a special Commission is sent to fly over affected areas in the Zabaykalsky Krai. It is expected that the destination will wait for the acting head of the region, to report the latest data. The Commission included representatives from several law enforcement agencies, the main of which is the MOE. To determine what objects need to eliminate in the first place. It is known that the number of fires began to decline. However, the situation remains tense.
In the Irkutsk region the situation stabiliziruemost, but smoldering peat. Investigators are looking for arsonists. In the Irkutsk region for the last day eliminated 14 forest fires. Fire recorded in several areas. Heat sources in close proximity of Irkutsk today, no, with the exception of the peat fire. The peat smoldering on may 9. All this time, there is a continuous suppression. The reason of emergence of fires - burnt grass. The flames spread to the peat deposits. Now investigators find out who started the fire.
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