I thought there might be an update and I found it by the same author on Veterans Today website.
here's that link:http://www.veteranstoday.com/2010/08/22/46021/
Also, YouTube has vids of the fires. One is most interesting of 4 guys in a car trying to drive through the fire. The English subtitles have a lot of swearing so if that offends you don't read that one
Here's a YouTube page with lots of vids to click on of the fires in Russia:
The radiation is traveling around the globe and will probably eventually come here. There is a NASA video on that on the above page as well.
Heaven help us all. Those poor Russia people.