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14 March , 10:32

Bashkiria Ministry of Forestry acquired forest fire equipment within national project

The Ministry of Forestry of Bashkiria will purchase 12 units of forest fire equipment to implement the federal project "Preservation of Forests" of the national project "Ecology" in 2023. To date, the first batch of forest fire equipment has been purchased - 5 cargo-passenger vans UAZ-390995 for small forest patrol complexes for stations of the forest fire center of the republic. The contract amounted to 6.7 million rubles, the press service of the government of Bashkiria reports.

In addition, the department held auctions and concluded contracts to supply another 7 pieces of equipment this year: fire tanks, trucks on an all-wheel drive chassis, and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) worth almost 45 million rubles. In total, 52.7 million rubles were allocated to the republic to purchase forest fire equipment this year (the federal funds allocated for these purposes amounted to 22.7 million rubles in 2022).

Earlier, Bashinform News Agency told how the republic is preparing for the upcoming flood and possible forest fires.

Author: Roman Yakimchuk

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina
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