“Over the past day on May 16, 2022, 84 forest fires were extinguished in Russia on an area of ​​13,135 hectares,” RIA Novosti quotes the message.

According to Avialesookhrana, there are 85 forest fires in the country on an area of ​​28,677 hectares.

Earlier it became known that the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia sent all employees of the State Fire Supervision Service to check and preventive examinations of settlements subject to the threat of wildfires.