Nearly a thousand people and 200 units of equipment have been deployed to eliminate a 4,800 hectares forest fire in Rostov Region's Ust-Donetskiy District, on Sunday. The fire began on Saturday evening.
According to the local EMERCOM, 96 paratroopers joined the operation on Sunday to work from air.
They are working alongside 900 personnel, using 200 pieces of equipment deployed to extinguish... Еще the fire
In total, eight aircraft have been deployed to the site, including two amphibious aircraft Be-200, two EMERCOM helicopters, Il-76 and helicopters of Defence Ministry.
Since the beginning of the day they have produced more than 60 discharges of water dropping in total 450 tons of water.
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