“Over the past day ... 120 forest fires on an area of ​​20,057 hectares have been extinguished in Russia,” RIA Novosti reports.

According to Avialesookhrana, there are 129 forest fires in the country on an area of ​​19,657 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 natural fires