On July 14 in the Balabanovsky forest natural boundary the fire flashed. The message on a fire arrived at 12 o'clock in the afternoon. It was succeeded to localize burning only to 6 o'clock in the evening. By this time the area of a forest laying passed by fire made about 45 hectares. Four offices of city fire brigades, 80 employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, 30 employees of forestry, 25 servicemen of the military unit which is based nearby took part in elimination of a fire; fighting calculations портпункта "October", JSC MSP "Nick - Tera". 2 tractors with a plow for a territory dyking were involved. Volunteers fought against a fire also. Four local children - pupils of technical training colleges No. 1 and No. 25, having noticed smoke clubs over the wood, also rushed to the aid. Having grabbed on a shovel, the youth began to stop fire distribution. Water transportation on suppression organized by means of 4 Zelenkhoza water trucks.
The damage caused by this fire to forest plantings and surrounding environment is established.
According to preliminary data, careless handling of fire of unidentified persons became the reason of incident.