KHABAROVSK. June 17. VOSTOK MEDIA – In June 17 17 forest fires were registered on the total area of 4125 hectares in Khabarovsk Krai. 237 people of forest service and 20 units of machineries are involved in fire extinguishing.
The press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Primorsky Krai reported to RIA Vostok Media that the centers of forest fires were in four different districts. The cause of all forest fires is thunderstorms.
Last year there were 44 forest fires.
Since the beginning of season there were 241 forest fires on the total area of 57859 hectares.