The fire in Rostov-on-don localized, the police will consider all versions

The fire in Rostov-on-don localized, the police will consider all versions

MOSCOW, 21 Aug — RIA Novosti. Firefighters managed to contain a large fire in the centre of Rostov-on-don, which lasted for more than eight hours. The area of the fire was 10 thousand square meters, was damaged about 100 structures.

Phone of hot line GU the Ministry of emergency situations of Russia in the Rostov области8-863-239-99-99Горячая line of EMERCOM of Russia in the Rostov областиПодробнее210−89−40многоканальныйДнем 21 Aug lit up homes in the Theater district of descent near the main square of Rostov-on-don. The operational headquarters for elimination of consequences of fire is located in the Department of social protection of the population of Proletarian district of Rostov-on-don. Address: ulitsa Stanislavskogo, 302.
12фотографий12фотографий12фотографийВ a result of a fire nobody was lost. 45 people were injured, seven people were hospitalized, including three police officers, and rescue. For various assistance to about 420 people and their number per night is likely to increase.

Authorities have declared a one-time financial assistance to victims in the amount of 20 thousand rubles, also on Tuesday will be announced the size of material assistance from the regional and city budgets.

Police said that it is considering several versions of what happened, including man-made causes and the human factor. The Prosecutor’s office promised to consider all versions. The Governor of Rostov region said that the arson will be worked out seriously.

Difficult conditions

Several houses were on fire in the private sector in the area of Theatrical descent near the main square of Rostov-on-don on Monday at 12.52 GMT. According to the MOE, the fire started in a private residential house on the street 33 Nizhniy Novgorod, and then spread to three adjacent one-story houses. To the fire immediately went firemen and police officers. As later reported the regional government referring to Governor of the region Vasily Golubev, according to preliminary data, the fire started in an abandoned, uninhabitable homes.

From-for a strong wind with gusts up to 15 meters per second fire quickly spread to other houses. The fire area increased to 10 thousand square meters, it was rated fourth raised number of complexity.

The fire was extinguished by the ten sides of the aircraft, including the Il-76 aircraft of the EMERCOM of Russia, who arrived to strengthen the group from Moscow. Rescuers arrived 200 military, firefighting from other cities and districts of the region. Suppression also joined some 160 police officers from all eight divisions of Rostov-on-don.

Soon after the fire at the scene of the fire several explosions, presumably, had blown up gas cylinders in the burning houses, which have also complicated the situation. Another powerful explosion occurred in the second half of the day. After that, the police blocked several adjacent to burning block the streets and asked people as far as possible away from the fire, as the fire smell of gas.