Krasnoyarsk Krai is on fire. During the day, the area of forest fires has increased 10 times, up to 4 thousand hectares. The flames spread with taiga residential areas. Two people died and another fifty turned for help to physicians. Burned 130 houses, left homeless, nearly 550 local residents.
Now victims are in temporary accommodation. Hardest hit city of Kansk and imaging. In Kansk burned entire streets. To the region were quickly deployed heavy aircraft of the Ministry of emergency situations - Il-76, amphibian be-200. Managed to defend more than 5 thousand houses. Prevented technological disaster in Lesosibirsk, where the fire crept to the car with sulfuric acid. Upon the death of people in Kansk IC opened a criminal case under article "negligence". In the Krasnoyarsk territory has a state of emergency at the Federal level.
In the village of Arrow firefighters have been working day. Here and there a fresh wind fanning the flames, though, apparently, already burned everything. One of the affected families from the whole property there are a couple of metal teapots. From their houses the people ran out in gowns and Slippers. The flames in the village spread from the forest. Taiga in the village is very close to residential houses. The wind was so strong that it does not help even a 2-metre protective strip.
A similar situation in Kansk. There have killed 2 people. Because of the difficult fire situation in the region in just a day, in total, burned down 80 houses. In Lesosibirsk burning the whole enterprise. The fire is still covered by the two timber processing plant. The remains of houses continue to smoke. During the fire the temperature was such that melted, and glass and metal. Ash turned 3 streets. Left homeless hundreds of people. In the affected communities created Commission to assess the damage. Many will have to rebuild and documents.
Law enforcement authorities investigate the cause of fires. It is established that in Kansk disaster began after someone of the residents decided to burn dry last year's grass. The difficult fire situation in the region remains.
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