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Two villages burned down in the Amur region per day

April 23 2008

Last night brought in the Amur region of strong wind. Firefighters more than four times went to fight the fire, the most difficult situation has developed in the October district. Fell from an abandoned farm fields spread to the outskirts of the regional capital, for within hours had been destroyed by fire 39 houses in this fire, killing one person, reported the Russian newspaper "and sends the details:

Outskirts of the village Ekaterinoslavka: dozens of burned down homesteads, the charred skeletons of the furnaces. Tired firefighters poured water steaming piles of earth.

- Have stayed with her husband than they were, managed to collect only those documents, the house creaked as matches. It was scary - says Nina Boyko.

The second largest fire broke out in the village Serebryanka Svobodnenskogo district, there burned twenty houses, the fire managed to win only four in the morning. Causes of all fires are being investigated.

Record over many years, the number of fires recorded in the Middle Urals. From leave in a matter of urgency due to all the rescuers involved in military units.

Over the past two weeks in the forests of the region was more than 300 fires, nearly 75 times last year's stats. Blazed over 2,418 hectares of forest. At times more fires happened in communities - about 169 fires. 11 people were killed and seven injured. Fire destroyed 43 residential buildings, 25 people were left homeless, including children. As long as they reside in the family.

In some villages to ashes turned whole streets: leaving only chimneys. Thus, in the village Sarafanova Artemovsky area over the weekend fire destroyed 18 homes. And in the village Volkovo almost completely burnt out a collective garden - more than 40 homes. According to one version, the Sarafanova fire started due to careless burning straw entrepreneurs. Intensified looting and the number of illegal scrap metal receiving points: the victims of the fire cut off water pipes.

The largest in recent years, fire occurred in Tyumen. The fire destroyed nine houses with outbuildings. Damage could be less, but all the fire engines of the city at that time were fighting the fire in the Tyumen region. Accident there were no casualties, three local residents were burned hands. Ten people were made homeless, temporarily housed in a hotel in the city, established headquarters, which will deal with their resettlement.

On the causes of the fire is still too early to judge. According to experts, there is information that two hours before the fire in the surroundings shut off electricity, in addition, someone burning trash topilis bath.

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