Continued: Fire at the market in Rostov-on-don localized
The fire area in the market “East” Rostov-on-don, known to locals as “Temernik”, has grown to 6 thousand square meters. As reported by RIA Novosti, told reporters the head of the Department of fire and rescue forces and special forces of the southern regional center of EMERCOM of Russia Ilya Konstantinov.
Earlier it was reported that the fire spread to five thousand square meters.
According to Konstantinov, the fire is divided into four sections extinguish. “On two sections of the spread of fire in the most part limited. Crucial areas for the spread of fire — the first and third stations,” he explained.
Konstantinov added that the fire mostly, there are boxes with clothes, possessions. “The fire load is great,” he said.
According to one eyewitness, people make goods from the burning market. “All in a panic. Passers-by help them. We have a whole staircase near the scene of the fire cluttered with things from the market,” he said.
As explained in the MOE in the region, the area of the market is cordoned off, the police won’t let anyone through. According to the source Agency in law enforcement, some people still manage to get into the territory of the market.
The message about the fire in the shopping pavilion on the street Lelyushenko received at the remote duty at 21:08 on Sunday, October 8. The fire was assigned the fourth rank. No information on casualties.