Thousands of hectares of forest are burning in Russia: there is a victim

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14 thousand hectares of forest are burning in Russia

In the Chelyabinsk region, 14 thousand hectares of forest are burning – more than 350 people have been evacuated. The situation is aggravated by strong winds.

In the Chelyabinsk region, Russia, 14,000 hectares of forest are on fire – at least one person has died. About it informs TASS on Saturday, July 10.

In connection with the fires, more than 350 people were evacuated, including 150 children.

“Now in five points of temporary accommodation there are 179 people, 128 of whom are children. The rest have left for their relatives,” the article says.

The day before, the area of ​​fires did not exceed five thousand hectares, but the fire spread quickly.

“The liquidation of the fire is complicated by a strong squally wind,” the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation explained.

The fire spread to the villages of Dzhabyk and Zapasnoye in the Chelyabinsk region – 71 buildings burned down, including 46 residential buildings.

Now about 500 people and 115 pieces of equipment, as well as four fire trains are involved in the extinguishing of the fire.

Recall that in Cyprus largest wildfire in 40 years… This is the largest fire since 1974. Four people were killed. Cyprus has turned to the international community for help.

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