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Total area of Siberia’s forest fires growing to exceed 1,000 ha

In total, 4,929 fires have burnt 834,100 hectares of woodlands since the season begun

NOVOSOBIRSK, June 10. /ITAR-TASS/. Forest fires in the Siberian Federal District are raging in the total area of 1,138 hectares. Over the recent 24 hours, the wildfires spread to the territory of 300 hectares, the Federal Forestry Agency said on Tuesday.