YAKUTSK, 28 Feb – RIA Novosti. One person died, two were injured in a fire in an apartment building in the village of Aikhal in Yakutia, the press service of the main department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the republic reports.
It is noted that a firefighter received a message about a fire in a two-story apartment building in the village of Aikhal, Mirny district, on Sunday at about 3.00 (21.00 Moscow time on Saturday). “During the extinguishing of the fire, firefighters found a fragment of the body of a deceased person (identity is being established), also from the place of the fire to the reception the rest of the city hospital were delivered 2 people who were injured, “- said the press service.
According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, at the time of the arrival of the first fire brigade, the second floor and the roof of the building on an area of 180 square meters were on fire, an increased fire rank # 2 was announced. As a result of the fire, the building burned down completely on a total area of 360 square meters.
“In order to establish the causes and circumstances of the fire, interrogators of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, as well as investigators and forensic experts of the Investigative Committee are working on the spot. In total, 5 units of fire equipment and 19 personnel of the State Fire Service of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) were involved in extinguishing the fire,” press service.
The prosecutor's office of the city of Udachny organized a check on the fact of a fire in a residential building built in 1991 in the village of Aikhal. The audit will assess compliance with the requirements of fire safety legislation. “The issues of ensuring the housing rights of citizens affected by the fire have been taken under control, as well as the results of a procedural check conducted by law enforcement agencies on this fact,” the release of the republic's prosecutor's office says.