The head of Krasnodar region accused the developer in a fire in a high-rise building

The Governor of Krasnodar Krai Veniamin Kondratiev believes that the fire that occurred in the Krasnodar high-rise building on Wednesdayshould meet the Builder and the one who legitimized the construction of the house.


It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the statement of the Governor.


“The Prosecutor’s office has called a burning house a squatter. Now there are investigators and police. They will establish who is guilty in state of emergency. But if you honestly, for this trouble you should ask a developer and the one who legalized this house,” said Kondratev.


A six-story residential building, located in the street Prokofiev, caught fire on the evening of 15 February. The area of the fire amounted to about 1.5 thousand square meters. According to preliminary data, in the result of emergency one person was lost, 480 people were evacuated. They were placed in the hotel “Kavkaz” and the Krasnodar school №66.


As have informed in administration of Krasnodar, the burnt house refers to a category of unauthorized construction. It was commissioned by the court in 2010.


Kondratyev also noted that the rescue operation was complicated by the location of the burning house. Many houses in the neighborhood are chaotic and delivered with disorders. In addition, the area had no hydrants, so water had to get a ride in fire tanks.


At the scene, investigators are working. The cause and circumstances of the fire are being investigated.

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