MOSCOW, Feb 9 – RIA Novosti. The Russian Guard, while on vacation in the Altai Territory and visiting relatives, saw that the neighboring house was on fire, broke down the door and carried an eighty-year-old woman in his arms before the arrival of the rescuers, the press service of the department told RIA Novosti.
Oleg Starostin, a serviceman of the North Caucasian District of the Russian Guard, was on vacation in Rubtsovsk. He came to visit his relatives and soon noticed clouds of thick black smoke and flames erupting from the roof of a neighboring private house on Kolyvanskaya Street. Wasting no time, the officer went to the place of the fire. “Running up to the house and breaking down the door, the officer heard cries for help. After assessing the situation, Captain Starostin decided to enter the house without waiting for the arrival of rescuers. In one of the rooms of the house filled with fire, he found breathless an eighty-year-old woman, a disabled person of the II group, who was blocked by thick smoke, “the message says.
The officer carried the woman out of the burning building and, after providing first aid, handed her over to her relatives, who at that time arrived at the scene.