In the North-Baikal district of Buryatia due to fires introduced a state of emergency

KRASNOYARSK, 22 Sep — RIA Novosti. In the North-Baikal district of Buryatia due to fires introduced a state of emergency, the press service of the regional forestry Agency.

The office reported that on Thursday morning in Buryatia was active fire on a total area of 93 hectares in the North-Baikal district, including one in the Barguzin reserve. The reserve decided to send additional forces – parachutists 18 firefighters Transbaikalian base of forest conservation. While their departure is delayed because of bad weather.

“In the forests of the North-Baikal forest entered emergency mode. Throughout the area also has a special fire mode… Entry of vehicles, stay in the woods citizens, entrepreneurs, legal entities and their representatives without permits is strictly prohibited”, — stated in the message.

Now the fighting involved 96 people, 15 pieces of heavy and forest fire equipment.

Earlier it was reported that on Wednesday, the smoke from fires in the Irkutsk region covered Buryatia, heavy smoke is observed in the Barguzin and North Baikal districts.