In Russia increased fines for kindling fires in the woods

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The state Duma adopted a law on increasing of fines for campfires in the forest during the announcement of state of emergency. About it reports “Interfax”.

For example, violation of fire safety rules in forests during an emergency will be punished by a fine in the amount from 4 to 5 thousand rubles (at the usual time — from 1.5 to 3 thousand rubles). Officials can be fined from 20 to 40 thousand rubles in case of emergency and 10 to 20 thousand out of emergency mode. The legal entity will be fined from 300 to 500 thousand rubles during emergencies, and at the usual time — from 50 to 200 thousand rubles.

Tougher penalties is motivated by the fact that “the main reason of occurrence of forest fires 2015-2017 — a violation of the citizens of the rules of fire safety in forests”, stated in the explanatory Memorandum. For violation of fire safety in emergencies fined the same as for a similar violation at the usual time.

In early may across Russia burned more than 40 thousand hectares of forest in the regions there were 46 forest fires. In six regions introduced a state of emergency, a special fire mode — 50 subjects. According to 13 may, the most difficult situation was observed in the TRANS — Baikal there are two large fire has spread to 18 thousand ha of forest Fund.

Video, photo All from Russia.



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