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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

Servicemen of the logistical support unit of the Eastern Military District (VVO), stationed on the territory of the Trans-Baikal Territory, began to extinguish a natural fire that broke out 20 kilometers south-west of Chita (Trans-Baikal Territory).

A natural fire (grass fell) operates on an area of ​​about 8 hectares in the area of ​​the village of Molokovka. At the request of the Chita branch of the FSAU “forestry management” of the RF Ministry of Defense, 15 servicemen of the MTO VVO unit were involved in the elimination of the outbreak, as well as a MI-8 helicopter from the Armed Forces of Ukraine-5 of the army aviation unit of the Air Force and Air Defense Association of the district.

In addition, fire brigades from the Molokovsky military sanatorium and the villages of Peschanka and Atamanovka are involved in extinguishing the fire.

In total, over 80 people and 24 pieces of equipment, including a helicopter with a spillway, were involved in the elimination of natural fires.

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