MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Servicemen of the Central military district (CVO) during the day, put out the fire strip length of 25 km in Kaa-hemsky area of Republic Tyva. Thus, it is possible to restrain the spread of fire from the taiga settlements.
Also heavy military equipment paved for the day 13 kilometers of fire lines along the river Shang. In total, managed to build a streak of more than 35 km.
Opaska forest was carried out by bulldozers B-170, which was relocated to the area of the fires from Kyzyl and Abakan. Soldiers work in mountainous area in heavy smoke.
Earlier it was reported that about 100 troops CVO will help the people of Tuva in the fight against wildfires. The decision adopted by the commander of the district Colonel-General Alexander Lapin at the request of the head of Republic of Tuva Sholban Kara-ool. Have managed to prevent a threat to the village Boyarovka. For fighting foci of the two days involved helicopter Mi-8 AMTSH “Terminator” to drain the device, but from-for strong smoke continue fighting from the air is unsafe.
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