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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

In Karelia, the crew of the army aviation of the Leningrad Army of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Western Military District continues to assist in extinguishing wildfires.

The crew of the Mi-8MTV-5 multipurpose helicopter with the VSU-5A spillway eliminated a 1.5 hectare fire site near Syamozero.

Ground crews, in addition, carry out extinguishing by the method of annealing, when the ground cover is ignited towards the main edge of the fire, clearing the surface of all combustible materials.

More than 100 servicemen of the Leningrad Army of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces, more than 20 units of special equipment are also involved in extinguishing fires in Karelia.

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