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MOSCOW, April 20 (Itar-Tass) —— Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov has warned governors of their personal responsibility for the observation of fire safety rules in forests.
“I must warn all the regions that we will make claims to their governors if they fail to fulfill government directives and other documents with regard to fire safety in forests,” he said.
He gave a special warning to the heads of the trans-Baikal territory, the Tyumen region, the Chelyabinsk region, the Amur region and Buryatia.
The Federal Forest Service reported as of Friday noon that Russia had 63 forest fires with the total area of 8,648 hectares. In all, the country has had 2,000 fires with the total area of 100,326 hectares since the beginning of the year, which is twice more than the year before. Two hundred and 263 fires were put out during the past day on 6,644 hectares.