Since the beginning of year in the Nikolaev area 375 fires on which 41 persons were lost are already registered and the material damage for the sum of 2613 thousand UAH of 172 fires is caused arose because of careless handling of fire. About it reports the GU Ministry of Emergency Situations central processing unit of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area.
With approach of the summer period the tendency of growth of fires in inhabited sector, forests (plantings) and in open territories is observed. The summer - busy season approaches. Time of holidays for adult and summer vacations for school students. The majority of citizens will go town on giving, to water, in the wood.
Unfortunately, on vacation people forget about rules of behavior with fire in the wood, causing thereby emergence fires. Annually in the country is registered, depending on hydroweather conditions, on the average from 2,5 to 7,5 thousand forest fires which do harm to environment and yield heavy losses to a national economy.
The Ministry of Emergency Situations urges citizens to observe strictly always fire safety regulations during an outdoor recreation, especially in forest zones. Protect the woods from fires!