The Ministry of Emergency Situations announced the deterioration of the situation with fires in Siberia

The acting head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations announced the worsening of the situation with fires in Siberia due to the holidays
The situation with forest fires in the Siberian Federal District worsened due to holidays, Acting Head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry Alexander Chupriyan said during a meeting in Krasnoyarsk. According to him, cited by TASS, 273 fires occurred simultaneously during the day, to which local garrisons responded.

The operational situation in the Siberian and Far Eastern Federal Districts has deteriorated, especially considering the past long and current holidays, he said .

Large-scale fires engulfed several Russian regions. In particular, 60 settlements and two gardening associations suffered from fire in the Krasnoyarsk Territory. As a result of fires, 827 buildings were destroyed, including 518 residential buildings, a feldsher-obstetric station, and a kindergarten.

Earlier, a state of emergency due to man-made fires was declared in the Krasnoyarsk Territory and the Irkutsk Region.

The head of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia, Alexander Kozlov, and the acting head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Alexander Chupriyan, arrived in the Krasnoyarsk Territory on May 8.

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