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In Saratov, on the Volga river, held a demonstration exercise in the framework of 15-th world Championship in fire and rescue sport.

Over the course of the exercises was observed by first Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia Alexander Chupriyan, heads of foreign delegations.

On the island of Hare in the waters of the Volga river, emergency workers practiced actions on elimination of consequences of natural fires.

According to legend exercises as a result of irresponsible behavior of people on the island were left not extinguished a fire that resulted in wildfires.

Forces and means of EMERCOM of Russia was directed to the location of the simulated fire. Was applied to ground the grouping and aviation.

Extra strength fire protection, GIMS, Regional rescue services, together with the forces of the interior Ministry organized fighting wildfires and to prevent unauthorized persons.

The location of the simulated fire were involved: diving boat “Rescue” ship “Vigilant”, helicopter Mi-8 of EMERCOM of Russia, equipped with a drain device VSU-5, the plane-amphibian be-200.

After the discharge of water plane-amphibian the be-200 and helicopters Mi-8 natural fire managed to be localized and carry out the elimination of open burning. Further, the personnel of fire-rescue ship “Sharp-sighted” has carried out a landing on the shore of the island for complete elimination of natural fire.

After completion of the work involved division losses to the places of permanent deployment.

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