Source Pravda.Ru

Over 500 forest fires rage in Russia

517 forest fires have been registered in Russia; over the last 24 hours fire has covered over 20,000 hectares of new areas, RIA Novosti learned on Tuesday from the Russian Emergencies Ministry's information department that quoted the reports of the ministry's regional departments.

According to the ministry, the situation is most aggravated in the Far East, Siberia and Northwest Russia.

Fight against fires is carried out by 6,273 people, over 1,000 ground units and 44 aircraft, the ministry reported.

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