Russia: Firefighters blast soil to stop Yakutia wildfires



Russian Aerial Forest Protection Service released footage of raging wildfires raging across Yakutia on Tuesday.

Firefighters setting controlled explosions in the way of the fire could be seen, along with efforts to douse it with water and spraying fire retardants. 

The Russian Aerial Forest Protection Service agency reported 2,600 firefighters joined the attempt to extinguish the fire, along with 300 vehicles, and eight planes and helicopters. 

Yakutia declared a state of emergency for months as a result of the harsh wildfires.

Publish : 2021-08-04 09:36:00

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