GORNO-ALTAISK, April 24 (Itar-Tass) — Thirteen forest fires broke out in Novosibirsk Region over the past 24 hours on an aggregate area of 236.9 hectares and eleven ones were eliminated on 287.4 hectares. As of Tuesday morning, there are seven foci of forest fires in Novosibirsk region on a total area of 103.5 hectares. This was announced in Novosibirsk by the press service of the Russian Ministry for Emergencies (RME) regional center.
The air vehicles of the Novosibirsk forest protection air base flew over the territory along three routes. There is no hazard to inhabited localities.