This was reported by TASS with reference to the press service of the Emergencies Ministry.

“As of 20:00 Moscow time, work continues to extinguish a natural fire in the Borsky district of the Samara region.

Rescuers are making every effort to prevent the spread of fire to the settlements of Nemchanka and Borskoye, ”the department said.

Earlier, the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Samara region said that a fire had occurred in the village of Gvardeytsy, Borsky district.