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The grouping of forces and means involved in extinguishing fires in Yakutia has been increased by 95 people and 7 pieces of equipment. Airmobile groups continue to work on the territory of the Gorny and Oymyakonsky regions.

On the territory of Suntarsky and Mirninsky districts, three Be-200ES were used, which made about 130 water discharges. In addition, on the territory of Tattinsky and Ust-Maysky districts, An-26 “Cyclone” was used to artificially induce precipitation.

Also, rescuers carried out work on laying and expanding mineralized strips along the settlement. Lost, Kuerelyakh, Keptin and Magaras, as well as extinguishing individual foci along the perimeter of fires.

As of July 22, 227 wildfires are active on the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), 9 have been liquidated on an area of ​​over 94 thousand hectares.

The most difficult forest fire situation persists on the territory of the Vilyui, Verkhnevilyuisky, Mirninsky, Gorny, Zhigansky, Kobyaysky, Nyurbinsky, Olekminsky, Oymyakonsky, Tomponsky, Suntarsky and Khangalassky districts.

In just a day, 2,214 people and 304 pieces of equipment were involved in natural fires.

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

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