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Due to the complicated forest fire situation on the territory of the Gorny and Verkhnevilyuisky districts, 25 firefighters and 15 rescuers of the regional department of the EMERCOM of Russia were sent to protect the settlements of Byas-Kyyol and Kyrykyi. The aviation of the emergency department is in readiness for use, it is planned to use it near the settlements of Sitte, Kyryky and in the Nyurba region.

According to the operational data of Avialesokhrana, 126 wildfires are active on the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), 11 fires were liquidated per day on a total area of ​​over 55 thousand hectares. The active combustion area is 2,040.91 ha.

During the day, the aviation of the department was used on wildfires in the Verkhnevilyui and Khangalassky regions, two discharges were made and 6 tons of water were drained and 17 forest protection workers were transferred.

1,838 people and 258 pieces of equipment were involved in extinguishing wildfires. An An-26 Cyclone aircraft was used on the territory of the Vilyui and Gorny districts.

Specialists carry out continuous air monitoring. 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; 140 atmospheric air samples have been worked out and examined.

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