KHABAROVSK, 9 Mar – RIA Novosti. The fires claimed the lives of five people, including two children, in the Khabarovsk Territory in three days off, the regional head office of the Ministry of Emergency Situations said on Tuesday. “Over the past three days off, 43 fires occurred in the region, of which 17 fires were recorded in the residential sector. Five people, including two children. The fire and rescue units rescued two people, evacuated – 14, one child was saved from the fire by an eyewitness, “- said in the message.
Earlier it was reported that a fire broke out on Saturday afternoon in a one-story residential wooden house on BAM street in the village of Berezovy, Solnechny District, which was extinguished for several hours. The house was completely burned down, the area of the fire was 270 square meters. Two children born in 2019 and 2018 were killed. According to the regional prosecutor's office, the owner of the apartment was not at home during the fire. She left her three young children unattended. One child born in 2016 was saved by an eyewitness who himself received burns and injuries.
Another fire with tragic consequences occurred in a two-story wooden barrack in the early morning of March 8 in Khabarovsk at 83 Trekhgornaya Street. An apartment on the first floor was on fire. The total area of the fire was about 70 “squares”. During the extinguishing, two women with no signs of life were found.
The third fire, which claimed the life of a woman born in 1974, occurred in the city of Amursk. A sofa caught fire in an apartment on the third floor of an apartment building on Komsomolskiy Avenue, 24. The area of the fire was 2.5 “squares”.
On the facts of all fires, inspections are carried out by specialists of the State Fire Inspection. Employees of the regional SUSK are investigating the initiated criminal cases.