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Servicemen of the logistics unit (MTO) of the Eastern Military District (VVO), stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory, completed extinguishing a forest fire that broke out 20 kilometers south-west of Chita (Trans-Baikal Territory).

A natural fire (grass and trees fell) operated on an area of ​​about 8 hectares in the area of ​​the village of Molokovka, more than 10 people were involved to extinguish the fire from the connection of the logistics of the Air Defense Forces and the MI-8 helicopter with the APU-5 of the army aviation unit of the Air Force and Air Defense military district.

In addition, paramilitary fire brigades were involved in extinguishing the fire. The work continued, including at night.

In total, more than 80 people and 24 pieces of equipment were involved in the elimination of the fire, including a helicopter with a spillway device and ATsPT 5,6 tankers based on the KamAZ-5350 vehicle.

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