Ministry of Emergency Situations tripped drones to monitor the situation with fires in Minsk Oblast

Thursday, 12 March 2015 14:18  |  Written by  BelTA

Rescuers of Minsk Oblast remind that burning dry vegetation is strictly prohibited

Unmanned aircraft systems "Busel - M" is used for early detection of fires in ecosystems, explained in management. In addition, the Emergency Situations Ministry conducts raid checks and preventive maintenance to prevent fires involving burning of dry vegetation and prevent them fatalities. Also intensified outreach activities with students and teachers in educational institutions.

"Agricultural burns and intentional burning of dry vegetation - it is normal behavior for a specific part of the population. Ecological ignorance and neglect of fire safety requirements, environmental laws are a direct threat to human health and wildlife conservation. In accordance with Article 15.57. KoAP burning of dry vegetation, grasses on the vine as well as stubble and crop residues, or the failure to eliminate fires on land punishable by a fine in the amount of from ten to forty basic units (one base is now equal to Br180 thousand.). A fires in prohibited areas shall entail a warning or a fine up to twelve basic values ​​", - noted in the Minsk regional emergency department.

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