Following the meeting of the working group of the government commission on the basis of the National Center for Crisis Management in connection with fires on the border of Mordovia and the Nizhny Novgorod region, it was decided to declare an interregional state of emergency.
On August 24, on the border of the regions, two helicopters and a Be-200ES aircraft of the Russian Emergencies Ministry will be involved in extinguishing the fires. Recall that the fire in the Mordovian nature reserve began on August 3. On August 7, it spread to the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod region.
An emergency regime was introduced in Sarov, where the Nuclear Center is located.
On August 10, it was announced that the area of the fire in the Mordovia reserve was reduced,% active combustion decreased from 50 hectares to 20 hectares.
On August 12, an emergency regime was introduced in two districts of the Nizhny Novgorod region. On August 20, in connection with the transfer of fire from the forest Mordovian reserve, 11 houses burned down in the village of Glass in the city district of Pervomaisk, Nizhny Novgorod region. Residents were evacuated from there in advance.