The cost of fighting forest fires in Magadan region in 2015 amounted to 13 million rubles, which is 3.2 million higher than the costs of the regional Treasury in the fire season of 2014, said the representative of the press service of the regional government.
MAGADAN, 16 Oct. The cost of fighting forest fires in Magadan region in 2015 amounted to 13 million rubles, which is 3.2 million higher than the costs of the regional Treasury in the fire season of 2014, said the representative of the press service of the regional government.
“In the region in 2015 appeared 49 natural fires on the area of slightly more than nine thousand hectares, which is two times more than in 2014. The average area of the fire, compared to the five-year average has decreased 13-fold and amounted to is 271.5 hectares. With more than 30 fires have been liquidated within days”, — told the Agency interlocutor.
According to the regional forestry Department, control and supervision of the state forests, most of the fires occurred in the spring and is connected with PAL dry grass. Other common causes of fires are thunderstorms and breakage of transmission lines.
“The losses of forestry from the burnt wood was $ 780,2 thousand rubles, for comparison, in 2014 — 107,4 thousand. For violations of fire safety rules in forests composed of 11 protocols on bringing to administrative responsibility, upon review of fines for a total amount of 280 thousand rubles. Threats to settlements and economic facilities from forest fires was not” — said the head of the Department Alexander Pronin.
Vice-Governor of the Magadan region Boris Zhuravlyov has noted at session of the regional government that a prompt response to the fire situation has allowed to prevent emergency situations caused by forest fires.
“The situation with forest fires have been successfully controlled through timely intervention and interaction of Avialesookhrana and forestry Department with Fire and rescue centre, the Main Department of EMERCOM in the Magadan region and administrations of municipal unions” — said Zhuravlev.
Following the meeting decided to strengthen preventive and explanatory work among citizens on observance of fire safety rules in forests and solicitous attitude to the nature.
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