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The head of the Volgograd region went to the scene of fires

The Governor of the Volgograd region Andrei Bocharov went to the scene of the fires in the Olkhovsky district, where there is a threat to the villages, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the regional administration.

Earlier it was reported that in the afternoon on Wednesday in Olkhovsky region lit up the forest, there is a threat of transition of fire on the houses of the village of Berry.

"Andrei Bocharov went to the village of Lipki (near Berry – ed.) where there is a threat of transition of fire on the house. There will be a meeting of the operational headquarters", - reported in Department. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, landscape fire on Wednesday occurred in three districts of the region – Olkhovsky, Ilovlinskiy and St. Michael.

Earlier it was reported that due to the burning fields of wheat, the fire spread to the farm Knyazhenskaya 2 in the Mikhailovsky district of the region, burned one house and 15 outbuildings, more than 80 residents were evacuated.

In the Volgograd region in the last few days, the weather was hot, on Wednesday the temperature rose to 40-41 degrees.