Dead wood burns daily on the territory of the Crimean peninsula
Fires of dead wood the day before were extinguished in the Simferopol, Leninsky, Krasnogvardeysky and Dzhankoy districts.
So, at 13:16 the control panel of the operational duty officer of the State Institution of the Republic of Crimea “Fire Protection of the Republic of Crimea” received information about a fire in the village. Proletnoye (Simferopol district). Rescuers’ help is required. The duty shift of the PCH went to the scene of the incident. Novoandreevka State Institution of the Republic of Crimea «Fire Protection of the Republic of Crimea» consisting of 3 people. and 1 unit. equipment, as well as a division of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Republic of Crimea. Upon arrival at the scene, it became known that dry vegetation was burning in the open area. There is a threat of fire spreading to adjacent areas. Fire officials laid hose lines and began extinguishing the fire. Within 1 hour 15 minutes the fire was localized and extinguished. Its area was 600 square meters. Thanks to the prompt work of firefighters, it was possible to avoid further “transition” of the fire. There were no casualties. The reasons are established by experts, — reported the press service of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in Crimea.
Later, at 15:18, the operator on duty also received a signal about the fire of dead wood in the village. Sunrise (Dzhankoy district). The duty personnel of the village police department were sent to the scene of the incident. Roshchino State Institution of the Republic of Crimea «Fire Protection of the Republic of Crimea», as well as employees of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Republic of Crimea.
Upon arrival, it became known that dry vegetation had caught fire in an open area. Operative fire fighters laid hose lines and began extinguishing the fire. Within 50 minutes the fire was completely localized and extinguished. Its area was 400 square meters. Firecrackers were additionally used to extinguish the fire. There were no casualties. The reasons are being determined by experts.
Dead wood fires were also extinguished in the Leninsky and Krasnogvardeysky districts.
We remind you that from July 8
The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Crimea informs that during the functioning of the special fire-prevention period, it is strictly prohibited to make fires and carry out fire-hazardous work using open fire in forests, natural ecosystems and adjacent areas, including the deliberate burning of dry vegetation and household waste. The use of open fire and the lighting of fires on agricultural lands and lands of populated areas is permitted only if fire safety requirements are strictly observed.
In addition, home owners and gardeners need to promptly clear their site and the surrounding area of dry grass and flammable debris. At the same time, in the territories of populated areas and summer cottages it is prohibited to arrange flammable waste dumps, to store containers with flammable and combustible liquids, as well as cylinders with compressed and liquefied gas in open areas and in courtyards. Each residential building must have a container of water or a fire extinguisher, and streets leading to garden plots must always be accessible.
Persons guilty of violating fire safety rules, depending on the nature of the violation and their consequences, bear disciplinary, administrative or criminal liability.
We draw the attention of citizens that for violation of these requirements fines from 10 to 800 thousand rubles are provided.
In case of emergency, you must call: “112” or “101”.
source: press service of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in Crimea