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4/25/2008

Russia currently hit by 240 active wildfires

Russia
More than 500 wildfires erupted in three Russian regions over 24 hours on Tuesday. A total of 819 wildfires have been registered, 579 of them were extinguished, 240 wildfires continue covering a total area of 18,142 hectares. In particular, there are currently 16 large wildfires in Primorsky and Khabarovsk Territories. "There is no threat to populated areas, oil and gas pipelines, potentially hazardous and other industrial facilities, nor is there any danger of wildfires crossing the Russian national border."
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