The Ministry of Emergency Situations spoke about the situation with extinguishing the fire in the Denezhkin Kamen reserve in the Sverdlovsk region.
“The group of EMERCOM of Russia, involved in extinguishing a fire in the Denezhkin Kamen reserve in the north of the Sverdlovsk region, has been increased. Today, in addition, 20 firefighters have been sent from the cities of Verkhoturye and Krasnoturyinsk, ”the website of the regional department of the department says.
It is clarified that a total of 47 specialists from the Russian Emergencies Ministry are involved in the elimination of the fire.
According to reports, rescuers had to lay a main line 1,800 meters long from the Sosva River to fight the fire in hard-to-reach and waterless terrain along the lower edge of the fire.
“10 motor pumps are used to pump water from the river,” the statement says.
Earlier, Realnoe Vremya reported that forecasters warn of a high risk of forest fires in Tatarstan from 23 to 27 July.