“46 forest fires on an area of ​​10.5 thousand ha have been eliminated in Russia,” the report says.

As of 00:00 on August 15, 157 forest fires were operating on the territory of the country on an area of ​​258432 ha.

Earlier, Acting Head of the Federal Forestry Agency Mikhail Klinov announced the stabilization of the situation with forest fires in Siberia.

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed the government to allocate about 6 billion rubles to extinguish forest fires in several regions.