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The steady hot windy weather in most of the country provoked an increase in wildfires. A special fire safety regime operates in 48 constituent entities throughout the territory and partially in another 14 constituent entities in 1563 municipalities.

The most difficult forest fire situation persists on the territory of 12 districts of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Approximate wildfires near the settlement are under the special control of the Main Directorate. Eldikan, Balagannakh, Drummer, Svetly, Suldukar and Chumpu-Kytyl. Airmobile groups will continue their work on the territory of the Gorny and Oymyakonsky regions, the aviation of the department operates on the territory of the Khangalassky and Mirninsky regions. Two more aircraft of the Russian Emergencies Ministry are in readiness for use.

The continuous monitoring of smoke content in the settlements of the region is carried out. The Rospotrebnadzor Administration for the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and the Yakutsk Hydrometeorological Service continue laboratory monitoring of the content of chemicals in the atmospheric air of populated areas. During the day, 25 samples of atmospheric air were examined on the territory of 2 districts and in the city of Yakutsk.

Natural fires that raged for several days in the south of the Chelyabinsk region have been localized, the threat to settlements has been removed. Thanks to the efforts of the firefighters, more than 1800 houses were defended. Currently, ground and aerial reconnaissance of the territory is being carried out, and individual combustion centers are being liquidated.

In the Magadan region, there are 50 wildfires on an area of ​​170 thousand hectares. In two urban districts, an emergency regime has been declared in the forests. Six municipalities have a special fire safety regime. The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia monitors the forest fire situation; fire posts have been set up to guard the settlements.

In the city district of Togliatti, employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Samara Region did not allow the transfer of fire to residential buildings. For the purpose of monitoring the situation, groups of unmanned aerial systems were involved. Plowing was carried out along the edge of the fire.

Over the past weekend, 3 landscape fires were registered on the territory of the Tver region, all of them were discovered and liquidated at an early stage. In most cases, the cause of landscape fires is the human factor. For the purpose of prevention, RSChS operational groups, which include firefighters, police officers, forest protection officers, volunteers and members of public organizations, patrol forests and peat deposits on a daily basis, aerial reconnaissance of the area is conducted, as well as space monitoring in real time.

Continuous monitoring of the forest fire situation is carried out throughout the Russian Federation.

For reference: During the day, a Be-200ChS aircraft was involved in extinguishing forest fires in the Mirninsky region of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), which made 29 spills, dropped 185 tons of water. The Il-76 aircraft in the Kartalinsky district of the Chelyabinsk made 2 plums, dropping 42 tons of water. In the area of ​​the Togliatti urban district of the Samara region, a Be-200ES aircraft was involved – it performed 24 drains, dropping 237 tons of water and a Mi-8 helicopter – performed 21 drains, dropping 63 tons of water.

Over 8 thousand people were involved in extinguishing forest fires during the day, about 1.5 thousand units of equipment, incl. 40 aircraft.

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