Today, the first 2022 meeting of the headquarters for coordinating activities to extinguish forest fires in the Volga Federal District was held at the Department of Forestry for the Volga Federal District. The meeting was held via videoconference chaired by the head of the department Alexander Ornatsky.
The event was attended by representatives of the forest management bodies of the district, including from the Republic of Tatarstan - the First Deputy Minister of Forestry of the Republic of Tatarstan Ilgizar Zaripov, the head of the sector for the protection and protection of the forest fund of the Ministry Alexei Mosunov and others.
During the meeting, the issues of preparation for the fire season in the forests, the formation of forest fire formations, the purchase of fire fighting equipment and inventory for forest fire stations, the conclusion of contracts for the provision of aviation forest patrol services, reporting to the Forestry Department for the Volga Federal District, etc. were discussed.
Alexander Ornatsky instructed to pay special attention to the development of consolidated plans for extinguishing forest fires. “The specialists of the Ministry of Forestry of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Ministry of Forestry, Hunting and Nature Management of the Penza Region were among the first to send such documents to the department,” he noted. “Master plans must be agreed upon and approved promptly.”