“Over the past day on June 2, 2022, 33 forest fires were extinguished in Russia on an area of ​​11,124 hectares,” TASS reports.

According to Avialesookhrana, there are eight forest fires on the territory of the country on an area of ​​276 hectares.

Earlier, Deputy Head of Rosleskhoz Alexei Venglinsky said that the number of fires in the regions of Siberia had doubled compared to last year, and the area covered by fire had increased by 5.6 times.