A 300-hectare fire broke out in the Uglovsky district of the Altai Territory
A powerful natural fire broke out near the village of Laptev Log in the Uglovsky district Altai Territory. This is reported Russian Emergency Situations Ministry in official Telegram-channel. Video from the scene of the fire is published by the Barnaul 22 community in “In contact with”.
According to the ministry, the area of the fire is 300 hectares, and an airmobile group has already moved to the source of the fire.
“A natural fire with an area of 300 hectares is operating near the village of Laptev Log, Uglovsky district. The area has been cleared. There is no threat to the community. Due to heavy smoke, it is planned to evacuate residents to a temporary accommodation facility. 30 people and seven pieces of equipment are involved in extinguishing the fire,” the Ministry of Emergency Situations said.
Former chapter Rosleskhoz Ivan Sovetnikov toldthat Siberia and the Far East are threatened by dangerous forest fires. He stressed that hundreds of specialists are working on the elimination of natural disasters.