Il-76 of EMERCOM of Russia began to extinguish the strongest forest fires in Chile. The aircraft is able at once to throw fire, 42 tons of water. Despite the fact that the plane just made a transatlantic flight with a length of 15 thousand km, he was sent to one of the most difficult areas.
For rapid refilling water planes in the airport, a special camp fire with temporary water tanks. First, the water is pumped in by fire trucks, then they deliver it to the plane. Russian aircraft and installed on it equipment from local experts is not a fake interest. A large number of the Chilean press, which sanctifies the event, said that the Russian rescuers were eagerly waiting for.
Despite the efforts of volunteers to put out the forest is not possible. Burnt more than 300 thousand hectares. Some provinces declared disaster zone. Masala Iglesias - the teacher of initial classes. The fire Department came on a voluntary basis. In Chile in General, there are no professional firefighters. To save people from fire is considered a civic duty. And girls work with men on equal terms.
The government of Chile sent to fire fighting internal forces, but it still doesn't change the situation. The plane EMERCOM of Russia and comes dressed on the runway. In the route list the coordinates that were given by the operational headquarters for the liquidation of forest fires in Chile. The course taken in the South of the country.