Near thousands of acres of taiga burned per day in the Irkutsk region. The most difficult situation is in Bratsk the area. In some places, the fire crept close to residential buildings.
Fires in Irkutsk region in terms of territory. The staff of the local forestry are trying to stop the element. At the scene carried out plowing with a bulldozer, then let counter fell. This allows you to eliminate a fire at large areas. Because of the fires on the roads of the Brotherly region of the heavy smoke, the burning of the forest along the roads.
Emergency fire projected on-site Zhigalov, Taishet, Nizhneudinsk, Zima, Zaharenkova, Balaganskaya, Ust-Udinsky areas. The spread of fire contributes to the weather: hot, dry, high temperature above 20 degrees and quite a strong wind. If we talk about the causes of fires, all experts agree that all this is the handiwork of local residents, in most cases, it's arson.
Only in the last few days fined and detained dozens of people suspected of intentional or unintentional arson. In the region a few weeks has a special fire mode. This means a total ban on visits to forests and fires. Complicated the fire-fighting windy weather gusts exceeding 20 meters per second, and this weather is forecast for the coming days.
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