The Deputy head of the emergencies Ministry said the fire Department will receive additional powers
Moscow. 18 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — the Powers of bodies of fire supervision will be strengthened, including in the direction of gas safety, said the Deputy head of the EMERCOM of Russia Pavel Baryshev reporters in Novosibirsk.
“Today, the tasks of our Ministry together with the housing inspection to investigate in this direction, to give new approaches, new directions for supervision,” said Baryshev.
According to him, after the tragic events in Kemerovo (fire in the shopping center “the Winter cherry”) revised regulatory legal issues for fire supervision.
“Supported by new directions, they will soon be adopted, the fire Department will receive additional powers,” he said.
Speaking about the safety of gas equipment, including residential homes, the Deputy Minister noted that the installation of leak detectors should be accompanied by training of the population.
“If you have the sensor will be deactivated when the pressure decreases, you will end up, as a man, as the inhabitant, take it and turn it off. This suggests that your mind must be prepared that you do not disable these sensors.