Since the beginning of 2021, 77 wildfires have been recorded in the Jewish Autonomous Region on a total area of 16,125.6 hectares. The main reason for their occurrence is the burning of dry grass.
On the territory of the autonomy, 12 fires were registered on a total area of 2305 hectares. Of these, it was possible to eliminate five outbreaks on a total area of 2047 hectares.
According to satellite monitoring data, as of Monday morning, April 26, there are 88 thermal points. Since the beginning of the year, 1,649 thermal points have been registered in the EAO, writes IA EAOMedia.
A special fire safety regime has been in effect in the region since April 8th. EMERCOM employees with representatives of other interested services conduct daily preventive raids in the private sector and garden associations.
For burning grass, citizens face a fine of up to 4 thousand rubles. For legal entities, fines of up to 400 thousand rubles are provided. In the event of major damage and destruction of forest plantations, criminal liability is provided.
Since the beginning of the year, more than 140 raid events have been carried out. About 60 protocols on violations were drawn up.