Source Pravda.Ru

11 forest fires in Kamchatka

Eleven forest fires raging in the Kamchatka region cover an aggregate space of more than 4,000 hectares, reported the forest guard service. The biggest fire covering a space of 3,800 hectares was registered by the Mount Lokhmashka, Bystrinsky district.

Over the past eight days, rainless thunderstorms sparked 20-odd forest fires. Two of the fires were registered in Kronotsky Reserve, but those were quickly extinguished by reserve employees.