Employees of the State Fire Supervision Service have since the beginning of the fire season identified 25 perpetrators of major wildfires in the Kurgan region, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
It is specified that they were brought to administrative responsibility 425 citizens.
In addition, six criminal cases were initiated on the fact of forest fires and violations of fire safety requirements.
Recall that over the past 24 hours, 169 forest fires have been extinguished on the territory of the Russian Federation in the area over 9.3 thousand hectares. The largest fire area was recorded in the Kurgan region, where there are 12 fires on an area of 12.6 thousand hectares.