(Newslab.Ru - Siberia News, 13 June 2007) -- Six forest fires have broken out in the Krasnoyarsk Territory over the last 24 hours. Four of them have been put out, two have been localized, as the regional forestry agency reported. Two helicopters and two planes were involved in the fire extinguishing. 363 forest fires, 14,589 hectares in area, have been registered in the Krasnoyarsk Territory since the beginning of 2007, the forestry agency informed. For reference, 343 fires, 19,919 hectares in area, had been registered for the same period in 2006.
Posted 13 June 2007; 7:22:03 AM. Permalink