MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
There are 171 natural fires in Yakutia. During the day, 8 were liquidated on a total area of over 11 thousand hectares. A difficult forest fire situation persists on the territory of the Vilyui, Verkhnevilyuisky, Mirninsky, Gorny, Zhigansky, Kobyaysky, Nyurbinsky, Olekminsky and Suntarsky districts.
The forces and means of the Russian Emergencies Ministry are focused on protecting the settlements of Byas-Kyuyol, Kyryky and Syuldukar. Airmobile groups of the Main Directorate will continue to work in the Gorny, Verkhnevilyuisky and Mirninsky districts. Work is underway to expand the mineralized strips and extinguish individual foci. Aviation EMERCOM of Russia is used near N of the item. Sitte Kobyaysky, Kyryky, Malykai, Suldukar and Ygyakhtakh districts. Since the beginning of the fire hazardous period, the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s aviation has performed more than 360 flights, and 9 thousand tons of water have been discharged into fires.
During the day, the grouping of forces and means increased by 305 people, the number of equipment by 31 units.
More than 2.4 thousand people and 309 pieces of equipment are involved in extinguishing fires in the region.
Specialists carry out continuous air monitoring. The Office of Rospotrebnadzor in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and the Yakutsk Directorate of the Hydrometeorological Service continue laboratory monitoring of the content of chemicals in the atmospheric air of populated areas, 64 samples of atmospheric air have been worked out and examined.
The region has a special fire-prevention regime, since July 1, residents are prohibited from visiting the forests.
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