Tag Archives: Russia Wild Fires 2010

Wildfires destroy over 400 homes in Siberia

Wildfires swept through several villages in Siberia, burning down over 400 homes on Wednesday, Russia’s Emergencies Ministry said, following a wave of blazes that killed over 50 people earlier in the summer. No casualties were reported from the flames in

Russian wildfires kill 34 in heatwave

President declares state of emergency in seven regions after whole settlements engulfed by flames. The death toll from hundreds of wildfires across Russia rose to 34 today as more than 2,200 people were left homeless. Whole settlements have been engulfed

30 Dead in Russia wild fires

Russian firefighters Sunday battled the flames of spreading forest fires that have already killed 30 people and devastated villages, but officials claimed some success in controlling the disaster. The emergency situations ministry said it deployed hundreds of thousands of workers