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SK started checking due to forest fires in two districts of Yugra

Investigators began checking on forest fires in two regions of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district, which could spread from smoldering after the liquidation of fires, informs regional investigatory management SK the Russian Federation.

According to authorities, since the beginning of fire season in our region was 210 forest fires with a total area of 20.5 thousand hectares. For comparison, in 2019 at this date the total area of natural fires in Ugra was 11 times less. While 90% of fires occurred due to lightning, in the rest of the fires brought the human factor.