Hundreds of new fires broke out in Russia on Sunday after the forests and fields have dried up due to the inability to heat waves. However, firefighters managed to put out most of the fires. They helped the people who are trying to save their possessions: they threw sand on the fire and passed plastic water bottles. As a result of forest fires, which last week began to threaten the west of Russia, killed 28 people and destroyed or damaged 77 towns and villages. Thousands of people were evacuated from the territory of the spread of fire, but from Wednesday the deaths were reported. Military and volunteers have joined tens of thousands of firefighters, firefighters near Moscow and the regions in the east and south of the country.
A man inspects the ashes of the forest on the edge of Voronezh. Some of the most severe fires walked through the forests of the Voronezh region. In the fire turned out more than 2 million hectares of forest, burned about 300 homes, more than 550 people homeless. (AFP / Getty Images / Alexey Sazonov)
Residents looking for their stuff on the ashes of the houses after forest fires in Voronezh. Despite the ongoing almost a month anomalous heat and extremely high risk of fire, to such consequences appeared no one is ready. (AP / Mikhail Metzel)
A man walking in the yard of the burnt his house in Voronezh. (AP / Mikhail Metzel)