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The fire covered the border areas of the Republic of Mordovia and the Nizhny Novgorod region. At the moment, there is no burning in the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod region. Fire extinguishing work is carried out around the clock. Aviation produced more than 460 water discharges with a total weight of over 4 thousand tons.

Airmobile groups of the Russian Emergencies Ministry continue to work on extinguishing in the most difficult areas. The main efforts are aimed at preventing the spread of fire to populated areas.

To monitor the forest fire situation, ground groups and unmanned aerial vehicles are used throughout the reserve. In total, almost 1.5 thousand people and 280 pieces of equipment were involved in extinguishing the fire.

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