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A group of one hundred volunteers of the all-Russian student corps of rescuers will arrive in Krasnoyarsk Krai to assist in the elimination of large forest fires, the head of the rescue corps Eugene Kozeev. It is quoted by TASS on Thursday, August 8.
“Each of this group received special training on the basis of the all-Russia coordination centre (…) and has all the necessary skills for such work”, — said Kozaev.
According to him, the volunteers will be engaged in the equipment of the fire opaski, prokopka trenches, cut trees and shrubbery, pouring ground fires, the rubble. He said that the team is equipped with equipment, protection equipment, automotive equipment and special rescue equipment.
It is expected that students-rescuers will arrive in the region on August 10. Some of them had helped the victims of the fires inhabitants of the Baikal region, and eliminated the consequences of the floods in the Irkutsk region.
According to August 7, the area of fires in the Krasnoyarsk region amounted to 859 006 hectares. Forest burn in Siberia, Buryatia and Yakutia. Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin instructed the defense Ministry to connect to fire.
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