MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
According to the operational data of Avialesokhrana, 50 wildfires are active on the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), 5 fires were liquidated per day on a total area of over 411 thousand hectares. More than a thousand people and 107 pieces of equipment are involved in extinguishing.
In the settlements of the Ust-Maisky district, 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, 315 tons of water were drained.
All preventive measures for fire protection of settlements have been completed, there is no threat to settlements and economic facilities. The most active work on extinguishing is carried out in the Ust-Maisky region, where 11 centers of natural fires have been registered. The work of aviation to extinguish, build up and redeploy the grouping is planned for today.
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