10:12, August 26, 2021

In Yakutia, five foci of wildfires were eliminated per day on a total area of over 316 hectares

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According to Federal Dispatching Service of Forestry (Avialesokhrana), 55 wildfires are active in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), five fires were liquidated per day on a total area of ​​over 316 hectares.

In the settlements of the Ust-Maisky district, where the most difficult situation remains, 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, and the department's aviation dumped 200 tons of water and relocated 58 people, transported 8 tons of cargo.

 The extinguishing involved 1.2 thousand people and 107 pieces of equipment.

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