Firefighters extinguish 50 forest fires across Russia in past 24 hours

Firefighters have extinguished 50 forest fires in various regions of Russia in the past twenty-four hours, the Federal Forestry Agency said on Sunday. “As of the morning of September 25, 2011, 40 wildfires were registered in Russia. The area affected by forest fires has increased by 1,713 hectares in the past twenty-four hours,” the agency […]