Fire hazard season in Yakutia expected in middle May
Yakutia 24 TV channel: The fire hazard season in the republic is predicted to be in the second decade of May.
Fire hazard season in the central, western and eastern regions of the republic is to be on the last five days of April. According to Yakutia Ecology Ministry, the most unfavorable fire situation is expected in July in the western part and in the southeast of the republic.
To combat forest fires in the republic, 60 structural divisions of the forest fire groups of the Russian Forest Resource and Air Forest Protection will be alerted. Taking into account seasonal workers, 464 employees of forest fire groups to be involved in extinguishing forest fires.
Also, 226 pieces of equipment have been prepared, and 25 units will be additionally purchased before the fire hazard season start. 22 surveillance cameras to be set in 16 municipalities. In addition, mineralized strips are being arranged in the settlements near forests.