In a residential building in the North-East of Moscow there was a fire

The fire began in the North-East of Moscow, said “the” a source in the emergency services of the city. According to eyewitnesses, shortly before it was heard loud cotton.

The source said that the message about the fire at number 46 on the Emerald street came to operational services, about 16:00 GMT. “Now from several Windows on the second and third floor escape the flames” — he explained. The source added that efforts were being made to rescue people from the upper floors. So, out of the house managed to 20 tenants, one of them was seriously injured and now taken to the intensive care unit. Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced that the fire claimed the life of at least one person.

Sergei Sobyanin (@MosSobyanin)
22 Mar 2017, 14:41

According to preliminary data, the cause of the fire was a breakthrough of the gas pipe in one of the apartments on the second floor.

In the Metropolitan Chapter of the Ministry of emergency situations confirmed the fact of the fire. “It is established that the apartment on the second floor there is a fire. Area and cause of the fire set, the incident is assigned to the second number of complexity”, — said the representative office.

According to specified data, the fire was localized at 17:03, the fire area has made 300 square metres. Extinguishing attracted more than 20 settlements of the five districts of the capital, in place of the doctors on duty ambulance. The police have restricted movement on Emerald street. At the scene, flew two helicopters of the Moscow aviation center, the TV channel “360”.

March 14 fire in a residential building in Ulyanovsk region killed four people.