Russian tundra caught fire in 15-degree frost

Photo: Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation

12 people and four pieces of equipment are fighting the fire

Dry grass caught fire near the village of Raduzhny. The surrounding water bodies are frozen and cannot be used for extinguishing.

In the Magadan region of Russia, 15 kilometers from the village of Arman, at a temperature of minus 15 degrees, a natural fire began. Reports about it Interfax Wednesday, November 3rd.

“Usually at this time of the year, the tundra is covered with snow, so such fires are extremely rare,” an informed source told the agency.

Dry grass caught fire near the village of Raduzhny, Olsky district. The surrounding water bodies are frozen and cannot be used for extinguishing.

In turn, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation in the Magadan region informsthat the edge of the fire is moving towards Lake Glukhoe in the direction from the village of Raduzhny.

“The fire is located at a distance of 12 km from the village. There is no threat to the settlement, the maximum permissible concentration of chemicals has not been exceeded,” the message says.

The forces and means of the forestry department, the fire and rescue center of the Magadan region were involved. 12 people and four pieces of equipment were involved.

There was also a video from the scene. The footage shows that there is a large-scale fire in the tundra. The woman behind the scenes says that in addition to the grass, the forest is also burning.

We will remind, on October 22, at a plant in the Ryazan region of Russia, there was fire and explosion in the shop for the production of gunpowder… Then 17 people died – the whole shift.

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