MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On the territory of the Russian Federation, according to Avialesokhrana, 416 fires are active, of which 78 natural fires on an area of 122,776 hectares are localized. Continuous monitoring of the forest fire situation by means of space monitoring is carried out.
In total, 6,545 people, 1,052 pieces of equipment and 35 aircraft were involved in extinguishing fires during the day in several regions of the Russian Federation.
In Yakutia, the Be-200ES amphibious aircraft, which arrived from Krasnoyarsk the day before, began to extinguish wildfires. The aircraft was sent to work in the Suntarsky district. Today the second board of the Southern Aviation Rescue Center is expected to arrive from Rostov-on-Don.
During the day, 16 wildfires were liquidated in the region on an area of over 94 thousand hectares. Airmobile groups continue to work in the Mirninsky, Gorny and Oymyakonsky districts.
A difficult forest fire situation persists on the territory of Vilyui, Verkhnevilyuisky, Mirninsky, Gorny, Kobyaysky, Zhigansky, Nyurbinsky, Olekminsky, Oymyakonsky, Ust-Maisky, Khangalassky and Suntarsky districts. To protect the settlements, an airmobile group of specialists from the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia is involved. Work has been carried out on the laying and expansion of mineralized strips along the settlement. Teryut, Kuerelyakh, Dikimdya, Keptin, Magaras and Suldukar, as well as extinguishing individual centers around the perimeter of fires.
Due to ongoing wildfires, 60 settlements and the city of Yakutsk are in a smoke zone. Experts carry out continuous air monitoring, laboratory control over the content of chemicals in the atmospheric air of populated areas continues.
On the territory of Yakutia, there are 216 wildfires on the total area covered by fires of 1,562,252.1 hectares. The active combustion area is 2 199.1 hectares.
In general, 2,197 people and 284 units of equipment are involved in wildfires in the region.
In the Suoyarvsky district of the Republic of Karelia, due to the intensification of the wind, a natural fire passed over to several buildings in the village of Naistenjärvi. There were no casualties, people were taken out of the danger zone.
The spread of fire has been eliminated. To protect the settlement, a build-up of the group was carried out, two Mi-8 helicopters with the APU-5 were involved. The boards made 17 water drains with a volume of 68 tons. Additionally, three firefighting trains were involved.
A Mi-8 helicopter was redeployed to Petrozavodsk with the APU-5 EMERCOM of Russia. In addition, an airmobile group of the Nevsky Rescue Center was sent, consisting of 100 people and 13 pieces of equipment.
In total, 158 people and 39 pieces of equipment were involved in extinguishing the fire.
There are 23 wildfires in the Magadan Region on a total area of over 150 thousand hectares. During the day, 5 fires were liquidated on an area of about 28 thousand hectares. There are no threats to settlements. Interdepartmental interaction has been organized, and the forest fire situation is constantly monitored.
Six municipalities have a special fire safety regime.
On the territory of the Kostroma region there are 3 wildfires in Makaryevsky, Manturovsky and Sharyinsky districts with a total area of 103 hectares. All of them are localized, there is no threat to settlements.
The airmobile group of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Kostroma Region in the amount of 42 people continues to work in the Makaryevsky district.
Employees of forestries, fire-chemical stations, tenants of forest areas and employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Kostroma region are extinguishing and spilling forest litter in all places where fires are detected.
In the Perm Territory, a natural fire in the Krasnokamsk urban district has been extinguished. The total area covered by the fire was 190 hectares. 142 people, 27 pieces of equipment were involved in extinguishing the fire, 85 people and 5 pieces of equipment from the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia.
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