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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

In Mirninsky, Gorny, Oymyakonsky, Khangalassky and Suntrasky districts, EMERCOM employees are protecting settlements, eliminating individual foci along the perimeter of forest fires. In addition, large-scale work is being carried out to lay, expand and clear the already laid mineralized strips along the settlement. Lost, Kuerelyakh, Dikimdya and Suldukar. These measures allow you to cut off the path of the fire and prevent the fire from spreading to residential buildings.

In connection with the difficult forest fire situation, an additional group of firefighters-rescuers of the Specialized Fire-Fighting and Rescue Unit of Yakutsk was sent to the village of Keptin of the Gorny District on a special transport.

Aviation of the Russian Emergencies Ministry was involved in the fight against the fire. Over the past day, using aircraft, personnel of subunits were transferred to the places of active fires, and more than 42 tons of water were discharged.

The continuous monitoring of smoke content in the settlements of the region is carried out.

In total, 2,195 people and 325 units of equipment were involved in natural fires during the day, attracted by the management bodies of the Yakutsk territorial subsystem of the RSChS.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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