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KHABAROVSK, July 25 (Itar-Tass) — Rains in the Russian Far East in recent days have helped forest protection units in the fire extinguishing efforts in the taiga. A total of 20 fires on Tuesday affected five RF subjects, eight of them have been extinguished and another three localised, the Forestry Department for the Far East Federal District told Itar-Tass on Wednesday. The fire covered during the day 134 hectares of forestland.
There were small fire seats in all RF subjects in the federal district, except Yakutia. There are three fire seats in the Khabarovsk Territory on Wednesday at an area of about 80 hectares.
Hundreds of fire fighters working in the areas of the burning taiga have got a break. On Tuesday, 232 people, nine units of ground equipment and vehicles, 37 aircraft were involved in the forest fire extinguishing efforts. Two weeks ago, about 1,400 people were engaged in the fire fighting operation.
Since the beginning of the season, a total of 2,012 forest fires at a total area of over 420.4 thousand hectares have occurred in the Far East, the regional Forestry Department reported.