"According to information from regional forestry dispatch services, over the past day on July 26, 2020, 66 forest fires per 1,057 hectares were liquidated in Russia," RIA Novosti quoted the message as saying.

It is noted that by 0:00 on July 27, 148 forest fires were active on Russian territory, which were actively extinguished.

Earlier, the Ministry of Emergencies told about the situation with extinguishing the fire in the Denezhkin Kamen reserve in the Sverdlovsk region.