Ugra evaluated the situation with forest fires

Large forest fires put out in the Soviet district of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous district, where earlier visited heads of EMERCOM and Ministry of natural resources Eugene Zimichev and Dmitry Kobylkin reported on the website of the government of Yugra.

"According to the Department of subsoil use and natural resources of Ugra, the number of operating forest fires in Ugra and their area diminished In the Soviet area completely eliminated all large forest fires", - is spoken in the message.

On Thursday last week the region was visited by the head EMERCOM and the head of the Ministry of environment. They, in particular, overflew the Soviet district, where the situation with wildfires is most challenging. So, Senichev urged tougher to treat violators of fire safety requirements, and Kobylkin noted that the situation in Yugra "difficult but manageable".

Since the beginning of the fire season in our region was 255 forest fires, their area is estimated at 30.9 thousand hectares, which is more than 12 times higher than a year earlier in mid-July. According to the authorities of the region, 90% of the cases the main reasons for the occurrence of natural fires in the forests of Ugra are lightning discharges, in the other - a violation of local residents, tourists of safety rules.

KHMAO Governor Natalya Komarova previously introduced the state of emergency regional character in the woods of the Autonomous Okrug. Later she stressed that the involvement of forces and means of the Federal center or from other regions of the Russian Federation for fighting forest fires in Ugra is not required.