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According to the operational data of Avialesokhrana, 50 wildfires are active on the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). During the day, 15 were liquidated on a total area of ​​over 439 thousand hectares.

The extinguishing involved 2.2 thousand people and 287 pieces of equipment.

In the settlements of Ergelekh, Edey, Petropavlovsk, Melzhekhsi and in the Lena Pillars reserve, specialists from the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia are involved. Work is underway to expand the mineralized strips, extinguish individual foci and extinguish localized fires.

During the day, the aviation of the Russian Emergencies Ministry was used on the territory of the Ust-Maisky and Khangalassky regions, 369 tons of water were drained and 153 people were redeployed. There are no close or threatening fires to populated areas. 5 wildfires continue to operate in a 10-kilometer zone, of which 3 fires are now localized.

Specialists of the EMERCOM of Russia continue to work on the territory of the Ust-Maysky, Khangalassky and Churapchinsky districts. Continuous monitoring of the content of harmful substances in the air is carried out.

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