A large forest fire spread to the village of Zapasnoye in the Kartalinsky district of the Chelyabinsk region, said its governor Alexei Teksler at a briefing on the situation. Fifteen houses burned down, no one was injured.
According to preliminary data, due to a sharp change in the direction of the wind, the crown fire spread from the forest to the settlement through the mineralized strips. Residents of the village were evacuated.
Earlier, due to a forest fire, 63 buildings burned down in the village of Dzhabyk, Kartala region. The regional government promises to help all fire victims. The elimination of fires continues.